Exploring the Sanctuary header graphic
Exploring the Sanctuary subheader graphic

Reporting Incidents

Violations - Report 100-yard approach rule violations and other incidents of humpback whale harassment or disturbance to the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, 24-hour enforcement hotline at 1-800-853-1964.

Injuries - Report injured, entangled, and stranded whales, vessel-whale collisions, and other marine mammal health concerns to the NOAA Fisheries Service 24-hour marine mammal hotline at 1-888-256-9840.

Additional Information
More information and guidelines to help document or report marine mammal violations, strandings, and entanglements.




Makapuu Lighthouse graphic side bar
NOAA logo