MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2152

Admitted on: 2021/07/16

Collection Site: Sechelt

Reason for Admission: Wounds; Emaciated;

Weight at Admission: 7.8 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 63 days (2 months, 2 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 Hurley:Charleston, Lasagna, Munchies, Disco, Barnacle Bill, Kenneth, Tiny Tony

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Hurley 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

There are no updates for Hurley yet, but we are working on it. Please check back soon...

Please do not contact the rescue centre for updates. The information published here is the latest, and we will publish more updates as they become available.

Guestbook for Hurley

  1. Hi Hurley! I’m the person that transported you from the beach to the plane, so glad you made it and are starting your recovery!!!

  2. Thank you kind Sue for helping innocent little Hurley. You were taken to MMRC where they are taking the best care of you and giving you lots of love. Im sorry to see your sweet precious face was injured. I hope its already been healing quickly and you haven’t been in too much pain. Sending you lots of hope and healthy thoughts. Keep being brave and strong. XOXO

  3. Very grateful to the young people that took the time to contact you and help me get this slightly larger seal pup the help he so badly needed💥

    Go Hurley go!!

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