MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Paul McCarpney

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV1974

Admitted on: 2019/08/01

Collection Site: MacAuley Point, Victoria

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 10.15 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 20 days

Current Habitat: In Quarantine

Every seal that arrives at the rescue centre is placed in a tub under quarantine. This is the first temporary home for each new arrival, where they will remain for an average of 14 days before they are moved to a larger tub.

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Staff

Patient Progress

Milk Matrix Paul McCarpney is being fed a milk formula that mimics the milk he would receive from his mother. This formula is high in fat and promotes weight gain. He will eventually be weaned onto fish.

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