MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

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California Sea Lion

Archie was found in Powell River with injuries from a crossbow. He was underweight and dehydrated and had a severe puncture wound from the arrow.


Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Berni's species is usually found only in warmer waters. He was rescued by members of the public at Port Alberni (Vancouver Island) and appeared to be "cold-stunned", lethargic and unable to forage.


Northern Fur Seal

Employees of the Mowi salmon farm spotted Mo swimming irregularly in waters near Hardwicke Island. She was observed unable to dive and floating sideways.

Featured in Adoptable Patients

# Name Species Admitted Collection Site Reason for Admission
ZC1901 Archie California Sea Lion 2019/11/26 Powell River Puncture wound; Dehydrated; Underweight 5 5 released
PV19112 Elephant Harbour Seal 2019/10/22 Mill Bay Marina Emaciated; Lethargic; Upper respiratory 2 released
LO1901 Berni Olive Ridley Sea Turtle 2019/10/01 Port Alberni Cold-stunned 4 13 in care
PV19111 Tom Sealleck Harbour Seal 2019/09/24 Wreck Beach Underweight released
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PV19110 Martha Raye Harbour Seal 2019/09/19 Nanaimo Lethargic; Underweight; Dehydrated 1 deceased

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