Stinger – 109791

Common Name: Harbor Seal
Animal Sex: Male
Release/Tag Date: Feb 19, 2012

Scientific classification:
Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Pinnipedia, Phocidae, Phoca, Phoca vitulina


“Stinger”Stinger arrived at MARC on July 24 2011 from Newburyport, MA. He was lethargic, thin, and had an injury caused by entanglement in fishing line that needed medical attention. After a few months at the rehabilitation center Stinger has gained several pounds and the wound on his neck has healed.

Good Luck Stinger!

MARC 11-079 Pv
Harbor Seal
Phoca vitulina

Arrival Date: 7/24/2011
Release Date: 2/19/2012
Stranded At: Newburyport, Massachusetts
Released at:Ê Gilbert Place, Biddeford, Maine
Rescued by: New England Aquarium, WCNE

Gender: Male
Age: Pup (< 1 yr.)
Admit Weight: 32 lbs (14.40 kg)
Release Weight:Ê 115.5 lbs (52.5 kg)
Admit Length: 87.00 cm
Release Length:Ê 117 cm
Reason for Rehabilitation:
Entanglement wounds on neck, Ear Infection

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