MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Tina Turtle

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1936

Admitted on: 2019/07/17

Collection Site: Sechelt

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 7.45 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 35 days (1 month, 4 days)

Current Habitat: Rockfish Pool

This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Rockfish Pool with Tina Turtle:Okapi, Reef Witherspoon, Sean Cannery, Sharkira, Scuba Gooding Jr.

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Tina Turtle has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a larger pool where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move between pools as she progresses further and develops her skills until she reaches her release weight. It can take just a few weeks or several months before a patient is ready for release, depending on health status and treatment plan, weight gain and transport availability.

Patient Updates

Tina is making good progress in fish school already!

Tina has made good progress. She continues to gain weight, and she likes her swims.

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