VAMMR Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Out of the Blue

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2359

Admitted on: 2023/08/17

Collection Site: Hudson Island

Reason for Admission: Emaciated, Dehydrated

Weight at Admission: 10.4 kg

Patient Status: released

Time in Care: 117 days (3 months, 3 weeks, 4 days)

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2023/08/01

Weight at Admission: 6.4 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air


Release Date: 2023/12/12

Release Site: Porteau Cove

Release Weight: 21.5 kg

Patient Updates

Out of the Blue was released after 117 days in our care.

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

Out of the Blue is settling down in her new tub after her transfer from the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre.

She is now out of quarantine! Out of the Blue has also begun the weaning process, where her diet will be incrementally switched from formula to fish.

Out of the Blue has completed the weaning process! She’s now in fish school, where she’s learning how to eat fish.

Out of the Blue is eagerly gaining progress in fish school!

Guestbook for Out of the Blue

  1. We are so happy that our adopted seal is now living in the blue. We wish her all the fish and community that she needs <3

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