MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Danger Reefs

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2322

Admitted on: 2023/07/20

Collection Site: Eakin Park

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Wounds, Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 66 days (2 months, 5 days)

Current Habitat: Rockfish Pool

This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Rockfish Pool with Danger Reefs:Darcy, Race Rocks, Chill Pill, Baby Blues, Strawberry Islet, Fitz Island, Storm Rock

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Danger Reefs has demonstrated that he is confident eating fish on his own and that he can compete for food with other harbour seals. He has been moved to a larger pool where he can further test and improve his skills. He will move between pools as he progresses further and develops his skills until he reaches his release weight. It can take just a few weeks or several months before a patient is ready for release, depending on health status and treatment plan, weight gain and transport availability.

Patient Updates

Danger continues to gain weight in quarantine on formula and is bright, alert, and loves to swim!

Danger is done the weaning process and is currently in fish school! Here he will learning how to eat fish independently.

Danger is now in Rockfish! He’s eating quickly and can now enjoy a larger space with more seals to compete and socialize with.

Guestbook for Danger Reefs

  1. Thanks for helping this kid, MMR! He looks better already. When I was out searching for him and spotted him, my heart sank. I thought we were too late. He’s in great hands, you guys are their superheroes. We appreciate you all!

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