Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina)

Satellite Tagging
Observation Reports

12/8/05 - "39394"

Argos Tag Number: 39394

MARC-05-076-Pv- On August 28th, 2005, Volunteers from the New England Aquarium Stranding Team rescued a small female harbor seal from Plumb Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Her incoming weight was 15.9 kg, incoming length was 98 cm. She came in emaciated, and had a large abscess on her left front flipper. She was transported to the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center (MARC) at the University of New England to be rehabilitated and released. At On December 8th, 2005 a satellite tag was attached and she was released from Granite Point, Maine. At the time of release she weighed 42 kgs and measured 99 cm.

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