Nemo was rescued on 19th November 2021
Nemo, a male grey seal pup, was rescued from Gwynver beach on 19th November 2021 by members of the Animal Care team. Weighed 18kg.

He had some nasty deep wounds on his back and front flippers which are healing up nicely. Once he is ready, he will be moved down to the outside nursery pools for his next stage of rehabilitation.
Nemo Update : 30th December 2021 - Nemo is now in the rehab pool and is ready to be released back out into the wild in the next few weeks.

His flipper tag ID number is SL115 (white).

Click here to see a selection of photos which were taken of Nemo on 30th December 2021.
Update - 25th January 2022 : It is always sad to say a fond farewell to the rescued seal pups each season after their care and rehabilitation at the Seal Sanctuary.

This time the staff said "au revoir" to Nemo along with Blue Shark and Starfish on 12th January 2022 at Dollar Cove. Nemo weighed 46kg on the day of his release.

Click here to watch the video.
Seal Release - 12th January 2022
Nemo Update : 18th February 2022 - Watch Nemo´s journey, from rescue to release.

It is thanks to the amazing guests and those that donate to the Cornish Seal Sanctuary that Sea Life Trust are able to help pups like Nemo recover and be returned back to their ocean home.

Update - 3rd March 2024 : Nemo was seen at a haul-out along the west coast of Cornwall on 16th February 2023, 24th April 2023, 14th September 2023, 11th & 15th January 2024, 1st February 2024 and 3rd March 2024 by members of the Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust (CSGRT) volunteers who spend hundreds of hours of their own time to photo, identify and watch over the seals around the Cornish coast.

Photo Credit - Sue Sayer MBE - CSGRT - 16th February 2023
Each seal´s fur pattern is unique and enables the CSGRT volunteers track them for life. Seals face many challenges, yet we all depend on them to balance our marine ecosystem, this is essential to make the oxygen we breathe. Seals are our globally rare wildlife tourist attraction, helping diversify coastal economic prosperity.