Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Gray Seal on Mannasquan Inlet Beach...

The above Gray Seal was found stranded on the beach just South of the Mannasquan Inlet on the New Jersey coast this past Easter Sunday. The Point Pleasant Rescue Dive Team responded to assist until the staff from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigatine were able to respond.

The Marine Mammal Stranding center will care and teach the Gray Seal to feed until it is grown enough to be released back into the marine environment. They will also maintain information and posts regarding this Seal at their website...

The Point Pleasant Rescue Dive Team has worked and trained with the Marine Mammal Stranding center to assist and monitor marinelife off the Jersey coast. This is an out standing group of volunteers who allow me to dive and train with them whenever I am in the area. They have been involved in numerous rescues and assists in the Point Pleasant \ Mannasquan area including several assists with the United States Coast Guard at base Mannasquan...

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