MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2115

Admitted on: 2021/06/24

Collection Site: Boundary Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 7.45 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 35 days (1 month, 5 days)

Current Habitat: Stickleback 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 Stickleback Pool with Jerry:Can Can, Cha Cha, Scrambled Egg, Steven Herbert, Cauliflower Jack, Popcorn, Hedwig

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Staff

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Jerry has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own and that he can compete for food with other harbour seals. He has been moved to a larger pool where he can further test and improve his skills. 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

Jerry has been upgraded to a comfy pre-release pool with lots of new friends!

Jerry has mastered fish school and is enjoying pool life!

Guestbook for Jerry

  1. Jerry- Sending you prayers and love from Texas. I hope you get well soon and grow stronger and stronger with the help of the amazing caregivers at MMRC. You look soft and cuddly and your whiskers are nice and pronounced. Be good sweet harbour seal Jerry.

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