MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Baby Blues

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2328

Admitted on: 2023/07/22

Collection Site: Neck Point Park, Nanaimo

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Wounds, Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 9.9 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 78 days (2 months, 2 weeks, 3 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/07/08

Weight at Admission: 6.8 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/10/08

Release Site: Blackie Spit

Release Weight: 27.4 kg

Patient Updates

Baby Blues was released after 78 days in our care.

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

Baby Blues is now weaned onto fish! He’s currently in fish school learning how to eat independently.

He’s now in Rockfish! He’s now got more space to swim and new individuals to socialize with.

Guestbook for Baby Blues

  1. Hi there Baby Blues! So good to see how much better you are doing since we found you on that rocky beach.
    We’re rooting for you to become a happy and healthy seal, who is going to swim in the Salish Sea once again.
    Much love, Elsa, Erin, David and Stefano

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