MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Spiky Rose

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2284

Admitted on: 2022/08/12

Collection Site: Nanaimo Harbour

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation

Weight at Admission: 9.35 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 44 days (1 month, 1 week, 6 days)

Current Habitat: Ellie Pool

Patients that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a pool where they can learn how to compete with other animals. This is one of the smaller pools with a haul-out platform in the centre. It can only fit a few animals and is a good starting point for patients that have never been housed with another seal.

Also in Ellie Pool with Spiky Rose:Milky Way, Junior Mint

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2022/08/02

Weight at Admission: 6.8 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

"Training" Pool Spiky Rose has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own. She has been moved to a small pool that fits up to 3 animals where she can learn how to compete for fish with other harbour seals. She will move to a larger pool once she is confident enough.

Patient Updates

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