MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Amelia Island

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2333

Admitted on: 2023/07/26

Collection Site: Vanier Park

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Maternal Separation

Weight at Admission: 6.1 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 126 days (4 months, 4 days)

Transfer History

Received from: (Direct to MMR)

Mode of Transport: MMR Ambulance


Release Date: 2023/11/29

Release Site: Brunswick Beach

Release Weight: 27.72 kg

Patient Updates

Amelia Island was released after 126 days in our care.

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

Amelia is a small yet spunky seal who is growing quickly on formula!

Amelia is now out of quarantine! She’s still gaining weight well on formula.

She has begun the weaning process! Now she will be slowly switched onto a fish diet before beginning fish school.

Amelia is finished weaning and making great progress in fish school!

Amelia is doing great in fish school and eating on her own!

Guestbook for Amelia Island

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