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Whales and Whaling

Marine Mammal Checklist

Whales and Whaling Fact Sheet


Cape Lookout Studies Program

Keith Rittmaster, Natural Science Curator, has been studying and observing the local marine life of Carteret County for over 20 years.  As part of his studies Mr. Rittmaster has made recordings using a hydrophone of local dolphins in Carteret County.  Click on the picture below to hear a recording made of some dolphins off the coast of Carteret County, North Carolina.

ncmm oct 2014 keith ritt bottlenose dolphins

Marine Mammal Audio Gallery


Volunteers are needed for the great times at the Maritime Museums. Share your love of history, culture and North Carolina's well-loved coast.  Each Museum offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, from working with children to helping with events.