Navigating the Cape Cod Region’s Blue Economy

Buzzards Bay

National Marine Life Center

Here, marine mammals get a second chance at life, and in the process teach us more about their life cycles and habitats.


1812 Expedition Blue 581

Helping Marine Animals at NMLC

Did you know that 25% of all marine mammal strandings in the United States occur on Cape Cod? The Cape’s hooked arm traps sea turtles, seals, dolphins, and whales, disrupting their navigation.

Rehabilitated by the National Marine Life Center, a marine animal hospital and education center, many of these majestic animals return safely to the ocean.

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