VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Phoenix Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2329

Admitted on: 2023/07/23

Collection Site: Savary Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 118 days (3 months, 3 weeks, 5 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: Pacific Coastal Airlines


Release Date: 2023/11/18

Release Site: Blackie Spit

Release Weight: 23.6 kg

Patient Updates

Phoenix Island was released after 118 days in our care.

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

Phoenix is now out of quarantine! He is still getting formula and gaining weight.

Phoenix is weaning! He’ll soon be in fish school where he will learn to eat fish independently.

Phoenix is now in fish school! He’s now learning how to eat fish independently.

Phoenix is making good progress in fish school! He’s eating well and getting closer to eating on his own.

Phoenix is doing great in fish school and eating on his own!

Guestbook for Phoenix Island

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