VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV19108

Admitted on: 2019/09/08

Collection Site: Retreat Cove, Galiano Island

Reason for Admission: Upper respiratory; Wounds

Weight at Admission: 12 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 137 days (4 months, 2 weeks, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/08/30

Weight at Admission: 9 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2020/01/23

Release Site: Madrona Point, Nanoose Bay

Release Weight: 27.3 kg

Satellite Tracking: View Tracking Map

Patient Updates

Bilby was released after 137 days in our care.

Bilby was released with a satellite tag. You can open the tracking map to track their movements.

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

Billby has already made it so far. She's' done well in fish school, gained plenty of weight and is already in a pre-release pool.

Guestbook for Bilby

  1. Congratulations Bilby!!!!! So happy to hear that she got better and is doing well!! Good luck out there!!!

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