MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2134

Admitted on: 2021/07/11

Collection Site: Mill Bay

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Lethargic;

Weight at Admission: 10.06 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 18 days

Current Habitat: Steller 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 Steller Pool with Jazz:Fenway, Acadia, Tiny Tony, Candy Corn

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/06

Weight at Admission: 9.65 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Jazz 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

Time flies! Jazz has already made it into a pre-release pool after racing through fish school. Well done!

Guestbook for Jazz

  1. Oh my goodness little boy Jazzy Jazz. You look teeny tiny in your profile picture but it says you weigh 10.06 pounds already. That means the MMRC are doing a great job taking the best care of you. They are feeding you yummy milk formula to help you grow big and strong. Sending you lots of happy healthy thoughts. Prayers and love!!

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