Rockfish was rescued on 23rd January 2022
Rockfish, a 12 weeks old female grey seal pup, was rescued from Porthoustock by members of the animal care team on 23rd January 2022. She was found with blood on her flipper and a swollen nail on her right flipper. Also she was malnourished.

The vets have prescribed a course of antibiotics and the team are cleaning her wounds daily. When she has put on a little more weight, Rockfish will be moved down to the outside nursery pools for her next stage of rehabilitation.
Rockfish
Rockfish Rockfish Footwear has kindly sponsored and supported the team providing them with free sturdy and warm Wellies.


Update - 30th January 2022 : Rockfish has been in the hospital for a few days now and is responding well to treatment. Click here to see larger versions of this and above photos of Rockfish were taken on 29th January 2022.
Update - 24th February 2022 : Rockfish is currently in the outside nursery pool 2 and learning how to compete for fish with other rescued seal pups during feeding time. She weighs 26kg.

Click here to see larger version of this and a further photo of Rockfish were taken on 23rd February 2022.

Her flipper tag ID number is SL130 (white).
Rockfish
Rockfish Update - 6th March 2022 : Rockfish is almost ready to be returned to the wild in the next few weeks, she currently weighs 28kg.

Click here to see larger version of this and a further photo of Rockfish were taken on 5th March 2022.
Update - 22nd March 2022 : Rockfish along with Nurdle and Crabs have completed their rehabilitation and were released back into the wild on 21st March 2022 at Porthtowan beach.

Click here to watch a video of the seal release.
Seal Release - 21st March 2022




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