Harp Seal

Satellite Tagging
Observation Reports

Harp Seal "Harp", Tag # 40975

Weight - 175 lbs.
length - 157 cm

Weight - 260lbs
Length - 186 cm.
Stranding location
Sandbridge, Virginia. Beach, Va. 36.72N 75.94W

Released at Granite Point, Biddeford, Me. 43 24.43N 70 23.17W He was stranded after a storm on March 8. Harp was picked up by VMSM and transported to University of New England where they performed surgery for a broken jaw, then NEAq sampled him for genetics and satellite tagged by New England Aquarium. We had to fix its jaw which was repaired after debriding much dead bone.

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