The coast guard keeps an eye on the sea

Coast guard

Have you spotted a beached, wounded, sick or dead animal ? Who to contact?

Seal, beached, sick or wounded
Call the Sea Life Centre in Blankenberge at 0032 (0)50/42 43 00, you can reach them 24/7. Keep your distance and do not touch the animal. The seal might be sick and might bite you. Keeps dogs on the leash. Note that not all seals lying on the beach or a breakwater are ill or winded, they often just come to rest.

Dolphin, beached– Dolphine, seal or dwhalelike mammal, deadCall the MUMM (Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Modelsl): during office hours: 0032 (0)59/70 01 31, outside office hours: 0477/25 90 06 0475/46 60 68 0473/95 30 59

 Bird, covered in oil
Call the rescue center for birds and wild animals (VOC) in Ootend at 059/80 67 66. You can also bring the bird yourself every day from 9 to 12 and from 13h30 to 17h30.

Provinciaal Domein Raversijde

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 642

8400 Oostende

Faq type: 
Animals at sea