VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Swishwash Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2318

Admitted on: 2023/07/14

Collection Site: Port Coquitlam

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 9.5 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: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2023/09/21

Release Site: Iona Beach

Release Weight: 25.05 kg

Patient Updates

Swishwash 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.

Swishwash is now out of quarantine and in the weaning process! Soon he will be entering fish school where he will learn how to eat fish independently.

Swishwash has finished weaning and is now in fish school!

Has been moved to Rockfish! He’s gaining weight well and is now joined to Bertha, Crème de la Crème, and Eye Candy.

Guestbook for Swishwash Island

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