MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2188

Admitted on: 2021/08/01

Collection Site: Trails Island

Reason for Admission: Dehydrated; Emaciated; Upper respiratory

Weight at Admission: ──

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 47 days (1 month, 2 weeks, 2 days)

Current Habitat: Out of Quarantine

Once a patient has spent some time in quarantine and been given a clean bill of health, they are moved to a larger and deeper tub and leave quarantine. Here they can improve their skills until they are moved to a pool with other harbour seals.

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2021/07/23

Mode of Transport: N/A

Patient Progress

Fish School Minuet is now in fish school. She is currently learning how to eat fish on her own. All pups are initially hand-fed, but later fish is just thrown into their tub to give them an opportunity to dive for, grab and swallow the fish whole, head first. It's something all pups need to learn, and it requires quite some skill. Eventually, Minuet will eat entirely on her own at which point she will graduate from fish school.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Minuet 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 Minuet

  1. Hi Minuet- Sorry you aren’t feeling well but hope you stay strong. Sending you lots of love and healthy thoughts. MMRC will take the best care of you. I pray you get well soon my seal friend.

  2. Hi Minuet- Came to check on you and hope you are doing well. I hope you’ve been drinking your milk and getting stronger and bigger every day. Sending you love and prayers and keep being brave. Love you!

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