Thanks to our work of observation and evaluation of the health of the marine ecosystem, Pelagis offers scientific support to public policies for the conservation of marine mammals and birds.
The long-term data and the bank of biological tissue samples are an outstanding support for scientific research. Our developments of software and analysis tools are an asset for the scientific community.
The increase in dolphin strandings on beaches is a challenge for society as a whole.
Pelagis coordinates the National Stranding Network, which is in the front line in providing elements of response.
What are the threats to marine megafauna?
Since 2015 we have seen an increase in the number of strandings along the Atlantic coast. Thanks to the analysis of our databases, we identify several threats. Through analyses of our databases, we identify a number of pressures on the good status of populations.