VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Acorn Island Reef

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2303

Admitted on: 2023/06/16

Collection Site: Mosquito Creek Marina

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 7.78 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 97 days (3 months, 5 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2023/09/21

Release Site: Iona Beach

Release Weight: 20.97 kg

Patient Updates

Acorn Island Reef was released after 97 days in our care.

You can see the list of all animals released at this release in the release record.

Acorn is doing great! He always gets the zoomies during swims.

Acorn is doing well and still progressing through fish school. He loves his swims that he gets each day, exploring his tub and getting zoomies.

Acorn is now in Urchin! He’s enjoying more space to swim and haul out, as well as adjust to eating independently in a larger space.

Acorn has been moved to Stickle! He’s now part of a bigger group where he will be able to enjoy more swimming space and competition for food.

Guestbook for Acorn Island Reef

  1. Hello Handsome…we are so very happy that you are doing well. You’re looking far better than when last we saw you.
    Big big thank you to the wonderful crew that rescued you and are caring for you now.
    Keep growing…be healthy Little One.

  2. Hi there,
    Such a cute little guy! I was there when you were rescued and I’m so happy you are being well taken care of now. Looking forward to watching you thrive:)

    Thank you very much to the kind and dedicated people who work extremely hard and do so much to ensure all the lost and/or injured animals get the help they need. We’re so grateful for all you do!!!

    Take care,

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