MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2178

Admitted on: 2021/07/27

Collection Site: Goldstream Provincial Park/Finlayson Arm

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Dehydrated; Emaciated

Weight at Admission: ──

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 52 days (1 month, 3 weeks, 1 day)

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 Cabriole:Salsa, Hannah, Electro, Queso, Waltz

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/26

Weight at Admission: 9.54 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Cabriole 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

This was fast! Cabriole has already made it into a pre-release pool. He'll continue to gain weight while working on his food competition skills!

Guestbook for Cabriole

  1. Hi there buddy! I hope you have been drinking lots of milk so you can grow big and get healthy. MMRC will take the best care of you and help you feel better. Sending prayers and healthy thoughts Mr. Carbiole.

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