Mortality Reporting

CDFW collects and tracks fish and wildlife mortality and disease information to improve our ability to monitor disease outbreaks and detect emerging health threats. Your report could:

  • Help us better understand these phenomena
  • Lead to more effective prevention and control
  • Help us detect emerging diseases affecting fish and wildlife
  • Help us monitor the health of fish and wildlife in California

If you notice dead fish and wildlife, DO NOT TOUCH OR HANDLE THEM; simply let us know by providing the following information.

Form guidance and instructions

If you don't see the map below, try reloading this page (Ctrl+F5).

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  • About You







  • About the Witness (if different)

  • About the Observation

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  • Location

  • Using the map, browse to and click/tap the sighting location, which will populate the long/lat fields below.
  • Mortality Information

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  • Photos

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    Size
    Process
    Status