MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory


Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2199

Admitted on: 2021/08/06

Collection Site: Sechelt

Reason for Admission: Eye injury; Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 7.45 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 42 days (1 month, 1 week, 4 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: BCSPCA

Original Admission: 2021/08/06

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Fish School Hashbrown 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, Hashbrown will eat entirely on her own at which point she will graduate from fish school.

Patient Updates

There are no updates for Hashbrown 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 Hashbrown

  1. We are so glad you are getting care, found in Roberts Creek by a few kiddos who knew you needed help. Watched closely by your land neighbours and rescued by a community who came together to ensure you made it to safety. Hashbrown ♡ so sweet

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