VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Couch Potato

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2343

Admitted on: 2023/08/02

Collection Site: Mayne Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 9.2 kg

Patient Status: released

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

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/07/30

Weight at Admission: 8.1 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/10/24

Release Site: Salt Spring Island

Release Weight: 26.2 kg

Patient Updates

Couch Potato was released after 83 days in our care.

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

Couch Potato is in quarantine gaining weight well on formula!

Couch Potato has moved out of quarantine and has begun the weaning process! Here his diet is slowly transitioning from formula to fish.

He has finished the weaning process and is now in fish school!

Couch Potato is making good progress in fish school and is starting to look for fish on his own!

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