Stranded Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

The Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC), are hosted by the Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT), and they coordinate and record dead strandings in Devon

Please visit their website for more information on how to report a sighting www.dbrc.org.uk or contact as below.

In the event of a stranding, as much information as possible is needed from the person reporting the stranding including:

  • what species was seen, with as much of a description as possible
  • where it was last seen (including grid ref if possible)
  • when it was first seen
  • who saw it (including contact details)

DBRC Contact:

Records Centre Officer (Marine)
Devon Biodiversity Records Centre (DBRC)
Shirehampton House
35-37 St Davids Hill

01392 274128