MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Big Bay

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2320

Admitted on: 2023/07/17

Collection Site: Eagle Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation, Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 7.4 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 83 days (2 months, 3 weeks, 1 day)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2023/10/08

Release Site: Blackie Spit

Release Weight: 22.7 kg

Patient Updates

Big Bay was released after 83 days in our care.

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

Big bay is gaining weight well and is very energetic during swims.

Big Bay has finished weaning and is now in fish school!

Big Bay is now in Stickleback! He’s eating well on her own and is now in a pool where he can learn to socialize and to compete for fish with other individuals.

Guestbook for Big Bay

  1. hey there big bay! it looks like you’re getting lots of good rest there! you’re in great hands at MMR, and i’m sure you’ll grow big and strong :] good luck buddy!

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