VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1811

Admitted on: 2018/06/21

Collection Site: White Rock Beach

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.2 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 56 days (1 month, 3 weeks, 4 days)

Transfer History

Received from: N/A

Mode of Transport: N/A


Release Date: 2018/08/16

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 20.6 kg

Patient Updates

Alexandrite was released after 56 days in our care.

"Alexandrite was the last to leave his kennel! He hadn't even turned around to face the door by the time his buddy Banana Split had already disappeared in the waves. He stuck around with his buddies Pistachio and Tutti Frutti, and we could still see them together in the water for a while."

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Alexandrite is so good at eating fish already, he's moved on to a pre-release pool! There, he'll learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Guestbook for Alexandrite

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