VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Silver Surfer

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2355

Admitted on: 2023/08/13

Collection Site: Thetis Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 10.39 kg

Patient Status: released

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

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/08/07

Weight at Admission: 9.07 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/10/30

Release Site: South Bowen Island

Release Weight: 29.6 kg

Patient Updates

Silver Surfer was released after 78 days in our care.

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

Silver Surfer is settling into his new tub in Quarantine after transfer from Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre.

Silver Surfer has been moved to out of quarantine! He’s also begun the weaning process, where his diet will be switched from formula to fish.

Silver surfer has completed the weaning process and is now in fish school!

Silver Surfer is making great progress in fish school and is eating on his own!

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