MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1850

Admitted on: 2018/07/17

Collection Site: Spanish Banks

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.8 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 123 days (4 months, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: N/A

Mode of Transport: N/A


Release Date: 2018/11/17

Release Site: Blackie Spit Park

Release Weight: 32.9 kg


Malachite was observed by one of our field observers, and when the tide started coming in, we decided to transport him to the rescue centre.

Patient Updates

Malachite was released after 123 days in our care.

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

Something must have clicked... Malachite is now eating fish on his own!

Malachite has left quarantine and was paired with Larimar when we checked in on him.

Guestbook for Malachite

If you would like to share a story about Malachite or leave any comments or well wishes, this is the place to do it.

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