MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1958

Admitted on: 2019/07/27

Collection Site: Mayne Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 8.55 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 25 days

Current Habitat: Cali Pool

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

Also in Cali Pool with Coyote:Buffalo, Skate Hudson, Beyonseal

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2019/07/25

Weight at Admission: 7.9 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Coyote has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own. He has been moved to a larger pool where he can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. He will move between pools as he progresses further and develops his skills until he reaches his 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

Coyote still has quite a bit to learn in fish school, but he's slowly getting there...

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