MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Flowerpot Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2316

Admitted on: 2023/07/14

Collection Site: Whiffin Spit, Sooke

Reason for Admission: Dehydrated, Underweight, Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 8.1 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 69 days (2 months, 1 week, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/09/21

Release Site: Iona Beach

Release Weight: 24.5 kg

Patient Updates

Flowerpot Island was released after 69 days in our care.

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

Flowerpot is now out of quarantine and weaning! Soon will officially be in fish school and learning how to eat independently.

Flowerpot has finished weaning and is now in fish school!

Flowerpot is now in Stickleback! She’s eating well on her own and is now in a pool where she can learn to socialize and to compete for fish with other individuals.

Guestbook for Flowerpot Island

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