VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Fitz Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2314

Admitted on: 2023/07/11

Collection Site: Crescent Beach

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 7.8 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 91 days (2 months, 4 weeks, 2 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2023/10/10

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 22.7 kg

Patient Updates

Fitz Island was released after 91 days in our care.

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

Fitz is now out of quarantine and is currently being weaned! He has gained a good amount of weight since admit and is advancing through the weaning process.

Fitz has finished weaning and is now in fish school!

Fitz has begun fish school! He is now learning how to each fish independently.

Fitz is now in Rockfish! He’s now in a pool with more swimming space and new individuals to socialize with.

Fitz is now in Ellie! He’s joined by Eleanor who’s eating closer to his pace.

Guestbook for Fitz Island

  1. Hi. We saw Fitz Island on his own and called in for support. We are happy to hear he is being take care of.

  2. Hope you get better. 😀 we watched you for 3 hours at Crescent beach. 🦭❤😀

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