Statistik

Survived #
no125
yes21
Country#
Netherlands28
British Columbia19
New Zealand18
UK15
Alaska11
Norway10
Washington8
California7
Kamchatka6
--4
Hawaii3
Iceland2
Brazil2
Spain2
Mexico2
Germany2
Ireland1
Australia1
Chiba1
Venezuela1
Auckland1
New South Wales1
Uruguay1
Year#
20148
201314
20124
20119
20104
20092
20085
20074
20064
20055
20042
20033
20023
20011
20004
19993
19981
19974
19961
19954
19944
19931
19901
19891
19872
19862
19841
19831
19822
19811
19791
19782
19771
19761
19732
19651
19641
19632
19611
19591
19581
19551
19531
19501
19471
19452
19433
19411
19372
19361
19351
19311
19301
19271
19261
19212
19182
19091
18951
18871
18741
18411
18321
18111
17831
15451
Month#
January26
February5
March8
April15
May12
June6
July16
August9
September15
October11
November12
December11
Gender#
--50
female50
male46

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Sources
Alaska Strandings between 1982 and 1984
Strandings around California
BC strandings 1987
Strandings around the UK
Salmonella found in a stranded killer whale
Cause of death
Strandings in Netherlands
Strandings in Spain
Orca stranding Kauai
Type D mass-stranding in New Zealand
Mass-stranding in Mexico
Stranding in Uruguay
New Zealand strandings

Strandungen

DateAreaCountry#SexLength (m)Cause of DeathIDNote
2014-12-03CourtenayBritish Columbia1female4.88utero fetal loss, endometritisJ32pregnant with a near full-term female calf
2014-11-20WalesUK1--0.00------
2014-10-17KeflavikIceland1female0.00----old animal
2014-09-27Pakiri BeachNew Zealand1--0.00------
2014-08-14AnchietaBrazil1female5.00pneumonia--stranded alive, was refloated and stranded again, died later, thin, empty stomach
2014-02-19InstyaNorway1female0.00euthanized--was found alone and was very weak at the end
2014-02-11TuatapereNew Zealand9--0.00unknown--individuals had worn down teeth
2014-02-10NusfjordNorway1female2.13suffocation--200 kg, foam in trachea
2013-12-13Pouto PeninsulaNew Zealand3--0.00----mother and her calves, freed themselves
2013-09-30Klakas InletAlaska1female0.00--T68C1--
2013-09-13TofinoBritish Columbia1male6.71unknownI46
2013-09-03St. Paul IslandAlaska1--2.03----newborn, breathed but did not nurse, fluid in lungs, 136 kg,
2013-07-03Fraser IslandAustralia7--0.00unknown--two (an adult and a calf) died, others got free with the next flood
2013-05-20Kaipara HarbourNew Zealand1male6.45--NZ123height of fin 1.10m
2013-04-29rshfnIceland5--0.00unknown--two died already, one was calf
2013-04-28StoNorway1--0.00unknown--advanced decomposition
2013-04-25Pukehina BeachNew Zealand1--0.00unknown--advanced decomposition
2013-04-14Carmanah PointBritish Columbia1--0.00unknown--advanced decomposition, transient
2013-04-07ViksvgenNorway1--0.00was shot--showed signs of illness, was rescued, but went aground again, at the end it was shot
2013-03-27Fort GranbyVenezuela1--2.30----was rescued, but was not re-sighted
2013-01-10KetchikanAlaska1female8.20unknownA11liver gas inflated, little structural integritiy of the lungs, kidneys mushy
2013-01-07Dungeness SpitWashington1male2.36unknown--158kg, fluid accumulation in the blubber and skeletal muscle around the head, throat region, the melon, tongue, right ear, brain
2012-09-04La PedreraUruguay1--0.00----was bleeding from eyes and blowhole
2012-07-31Prince RupertBritish Columbia2--0.00--T123, T123Amother and son stranded and got free with the next flood, T123 may have been pregnant
2012-06-10BrimsnessUK1female4.90likely starvation--stranded alive, thin body condition
2012-02-11Long BeachWashington1female3.75kind of explosion?L112extensive bruising and swelling on both sides of the head, especially on the right side.
2011-12-26Grunnfrfjorden BeachNorway1--2.25unknown--umbilical cord was still attached
2011-11-24McClures BeachCalifornia1male5.49unknownO319Offshore, head trauma
2011-11-14SeaviewWashington1female2.43hiatal hernia--Offshore
2011-10-16Grass IslandAlaska1--0.00unknownWT53Aspent three weeks in the Nushagak River
2011-10-08Portage CreekAlaska2female0.00unknownWT53, WT54spent three weeks in the Nushagak River, one female was pregnant with a late-term foetus, one female was 6.45m in length, the other one 6.20m
2011-09-16Duck CreekAuckland1female2.40likely starvation--was sighted alone prior to stranding and stranded alive
2011-06-04 Little Bernera Uigen LewisUK1female0.00unknown--worn down teeth, no trauma
2011-03-13Kruzof IslandAlaska1male4.14unknown--transient, around 4 years old, broken sternum in healing process, malformation (likely birth defect), fibrinous peritonitis, low-grade infection in its abdominal cavity
2011-01-15PaihiaNew Zealand1female0.00----got stuck in the shallows, duration of stranding was very short
2010-10-04Tullaghan BayIreland1female0.00unknown--near-term, female foetus of 2.09m, adult female was attacked with a sawa after death
2010-05-31Whakatane beachNew Zealand1male0.00unknown----
2010-05-25RuakakaNew Zealand1male0.00--Putitasecond stranding, duration of stranding around 2 hours
2010-05-15SookeBritish Columbia1male0.00unknown--umbilical cord was still attached, was born during or right after a storm, which led to trouble by breathing and nursing
2009-03-30Port HardyBritish Columbia1male7.62unknownT44remains of a harbor seal were found in his stomach
2009-01-01Cabo FrioBrazil1--0.00unknown----
2008-10-22Kauai Hawaii1male5.49euthanized--was sick and emaciated
2008-09-27Papamoa BeachNew Zealand1male0.00--NZ19--
2008-08-02Henry IslandWashington1--1.52----stillborn, 35-40kg, premature, southern resident
2008-07-05ManukauNew Zealand1female3.40--Rakey-Cousteausurvived the stranding, but was not re-sighted
2008-04-10Sandwood BayUK1male8.00unknown--advanced decomposition
2007-05-12VardNorway1female0.00unknown--only a photo on flickr, no other details found
2007-05-10Rosyth UK1male0.00unknown--moderate decomposition
2007-04-10Bay of MatanchnMexico1female2.38possibly an infectionPascuala165kg at stranding, 176kg at death, suvived the stranding, but died two months later in captivity
2007-01-01?Spain1female0.00----pregnant
2006-07-26Hokianga HarbourNew Zealand1male8.00--Roundtopfreed himself
2006-07-18Prince RupertBritish Columbia1female0.00vessel strikeC21left behind a young calf
2006-05-01Bay of AlgecirasSpain1female0.00unknownOo_Gib_006was emaciated
2006-02-11KatsuuraChiba1male3.66----survived the stranding, but died two days later at Kamogawa SeaWorld
2005-12-24StoneybridgeUK1--0.00unknown--moderate decomposition, possible calf of the West Coast Community
2005-12-11OfotfjordNorway1female6.00--NU-8empty stomach, maybe ill
2005-12-07Hollywood BeachCalifornia1female2.32Salmonella Newport--152.7kg, fetal folds visible
2005-12-07OfotfjordNorway1male6.96----bruises on his right side, empty stomach, maybe ill
2005-07-15Floating East Of UnstUK1female0.00unknown--moderate decomposition
2004-11-23TaiharuruNew Zealand2--0.00--NZ25, Double Dent6.60m long male, 4.00m long female, both survived
2004-04-06Lana'iHawaii1--0.00unknown----
2003-09-24MangawhaiNew Zealand1male4.70------
2003-09-01SkrovaNorway1female6.00complications during birth--date not exactly known, pregnant, 40-45 years old, empty stomach
2003-07-01TawharanuiNew Zealand1male0.00--Putitafirst stranding, duration of stranding around 6 hours
2002-04-15Long BeachWashington1female6.10unknownL60--
2002-01-02Dungeness SpitWashington1male0.00--CA188stayed with CA189, during two nights he went aground for several hours, on 4 January 2002 he was successful moved to deeper water and headed out via Juan de Fuca Strait
2002-01-02Dungeness SpitWashington1female6.71unknownCA189Brucella bacteria found, large abscess near the back of her skull, high levels of PCBs and DDT, 4000kg, may have given birth to a stillborn calf or aborted a late-term foetus
2001-10-08River MerseyUK1male4.57unknown----
2000-07-31Isla San JosMexico8--0.00----males, females and calves, tooth wear
2000-07-11Hartney BayAlaska1male0.00unknownAT1stranded alive
2000-03-18Boundary BayBritish Columbia1male0.00Edwardsiella tardaJ18not able to father any calves
2000-01-01?Kamchatka1female0.00unknown--date not exactly known, young animal
1999-09-25Christopher PointBritish Columbia1female0.00prolapsed uterusL51had a young calf prior to her death
1999-01-01?Kamchatka1--0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1999-01-01?Kamchatka1male0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1998-11-23Noises IslandsNew Zealand1female3.95stingray spine--three stingray spines were found in the body, possible died from blood loss or as a result of a reaction to a toxin in the tissues of the spine
1997-08-16 NorthtonUK1female0.00unknown--moderate decomposition
1997-06-14Mangawhai HarbourNew Zealand1male4.95--NZ101remained around 21 hours on the beach
1997-01-01Bering IslandKamchatka1female0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1997-01-01?Kamchatka1--0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1996-12-16Frolander BayBritish Columbia1female0.00erysipelasA57stranded alive, had a jaw deformity
1995-05-15Housa VoeUK1female0.00unknown--slight decomposition
1995-04-18Roe Sound Muckle RoeUK1male0.00unknown--advanced decomposition
1995-03-03Gleann Mhairtein Muck UK1male0.00unknown--advanced decomposition
1995-01-01----1female0.00--J4--
1994-12-07UyeasoundUK11--0.00unknown--stranded alive, ten whales were returned to the ocean, one female died
1994-11-16Catfirth VoeUK1male0.00unknown--stranded alive, status unknown
1994-04-15Sandside BayUK1female0.00unknown--slight decomposition
1994-01-01Bering IslandKamchatka1male0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1993-08-01Great Exhibition BayNew Zealand1female0.00--NZ63date not exactly known, has given birth to two calves
1990-11-01Donegal HeadBritish Columbia1female0.00unknownA913 different species found in her stomach
1989-04-22West Coast Vancouver IslandBritish Columbia1male0.00--L14--
1987-11-11UclueletBritish Columbia1male2.44unknown--umbilical cord still attached, was born alive, did not nursed, weighted 184.61kg
1987-05-12Moresby IslandBritish Columbia1male0.00unknown----
1986-10-07----1--0.00--SRneonate
1986-08-14Port AlberniBritish Columbia1female0.00--L66
1984-06-12Nunivak IslandAlaska5--0.00unknown--four animals were alive, they died later in the month
1983-09-15ShaktoolikAlaska1male0.00unknown--was reported to be 10.00m in length, but could not be confirmed, fin was 1.40m high, around 14 years ols
1982-09-10Yukon RiverAlaska2male0.00unknown--presumably dead, could not be reached
1982-09-10Yukon RiverAlaska2female0.00unknown--one female was 5.90m in length and around 18-20 years old, the other one was 6.30m in length and around 17 years old
1981-06-06LaupstadNorway14--0.00unknown--males, females and calves, all were rescued
1979-05-26Pfiefer State BeachCalifornia1female0.00perforated gastric ulcerSurfer Girlsurvived the stranding, but died 8 days later, had been suffering from pneumonia
1978-11-05----1--0.00--SRcalf
1978-03-26----1--0.00---SRcalf
1977-08-05VictoriaBritish Columbia1male6.10unknownL8salmon, lingcod, rockfish, several squid beaks and a 4 salmon fishing lure found in his stomach
1976-01-01TofinoBritish Columbia1male0.00unknownT15--
1973-06-02Willow CoveCalifornia1male3.30unknown--remains of a young California sea lion were found in his stomach, less than 1.5 years old
1973-03-12Ocean CityWashington1female0.00 Cerebral HaemorrhageSandywent into captivity and died of Cerebral Haemorrhage in 1977
1965-03-22?California1male7.40unknown--remains of a minke whale were found in his stomach
1964-01-09?California1female5.65unknown--Offshore, remains of sharks found in its stomach
1963-10-18Noordwijk aan ZeeNetherlands1female5.00unknown--2nd and 3rd rib had deformation, worn down teeth, pulpal infection
1963-10-10TexelNetherlands1male5.50unknown--Spondylo-osteomyelitisvertebrae between 6th and 7th vertebrae
1961-07-20Goedereede-HarbourNetherlands1female5.50unknown--birdfeathers in airways
1959-08-15SchiermonnikoogNetherlands1--6.00unknown--first stranding on 10 July 1959 near Zoutkamp
1958-01-01TerschellingNetherlands1--0.00unknown--no physical proof
1955-05-12ParaparaumuNew Zealand17--0.00all animals were shot--type D
1953-07-25TexelNetherlands1--0.00unknown--incomplete skull
1950-01-25South PointHawaii1male6.09------
1947-12-28SchiermonnikoogNetherlands1male5.78unknown--old animal, worn down teeth, healed fracture with regular callus on 7th left rib
1945-07-08Noordwijk aan ZeeNetherlands1--6.00unknown----
1945-01-01Estevan PointBritish Columbia16--0.00----date not exactly known, four males (average length 6.50m), 12 females (average length 5.50m), offshores
1943-08-01JuistGermany1--0.00unknown--probably from the same pod as animals of strandings from 8 July 1943 and 20 July 1943, stranded of the German side of the ssland
1943-07-20TerschellingNetherlands1--0.00unknown--probably from the same pod as animal of strandings from 8 July 1943 and August 1943
1943-07-08TerschellingNetherlands1female5.35was killed--stranded alive, pregnant, length of foetus 1.25m, meat was eaten by German soldiers and locals, probably from the same pod as animals of strandings from 20 July 1943 and August 1943
1941-01-01MassetBritish Columbia11--0.00----date not exactly known, four males, seven females, status unknown, largest male 6.20m, largest female 5.7m
1937-10-14AmelandNetherlands1male6.50unknown--old animal, right lower jawbone severely fractured
1937-07-10TexelNetherlands1female5.00unknown----
1936-10-21Noordwijk aan ZeeNetherlands1female5.20unknown--several healed fractures, worn down teeth
1935-01-05WissekerkeNetherlands1--3.90unknown----
1931-07-20TerschellingNetherlands1male5.75unknown--estimated 3000kg, remains of two pregnant harbour porpoises found in stomach, old wounds on right flipper, basis of fin swollen, fin deformed, several fractures, infection,
1930-09-17Twofold BayNew South Wales1male6.70--Old Tomhelped whalers to catch baleen whales, had an abscess in his mouth
1927-05-06Hermosa BeachCalifornia1--0.00unknown----
1926-04-01North SeaNetherlands1male0.00unknown--date not exactly known, floating in North Sea
1921-11-01WieringenNetherlands1male6.00unknown--date not exactly known, callus after uncomplicated fractures, one rib shows servere deformation with pyogenic osteomyelitis
1921-08-01Island of VlielandNetherlands1--5.00unknown--date not exactly known
1918-11-01ZandvoortNetherlands1--0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1918-01-01Egmond aan ZeeNetherlands1--0.00unknown--date not exactly known, maybe female, immature, pyogenic osteomyelitis
1909-09-07Noordwijk aan ZeeNetherlands1male4.50unknown--healed fratures with callus and periostitis on both sides
1895-01-01Wassenaarse SlagNetherlands1--5.00unknown--date not exactly known
1887-01-01Katwijk aan ZeeNetherlands1--0.00unknown--possible male, date unknown
1874-04-01ZeelandNetherlands1--0.00unknown--date not exactly known
1841-11-30Wijk aan ZeeNetherlands1female5.80unknown--worn down teeth, healed fracture of the 11th rib on the right side
1832-04-15HollumNetherlands1--0.00unknown--stranded alive, was killed
1811-01-01AmelandNetherlands1--0.00unknown--maybe a male, date unknown
1783-12-04DomburgNetherlands1female0.00unknown--pregnant, foetus was 1.40m long and weighted 56kg,
1545-01-01Greifswalder BoddenGermany1--7.00------