Seal recovery followed injured by fishing gear One lucky seal at our Marine Rescue Centre has been given a second chance after horrific injuries. The seal, named Helena by her rescuers, was brought into the rescue centre at the end of July because she had been caught in some ‘ghost’ fishing gear and has multiple … Continued
This week two rescued seals have been released following treatment at Blue Reef Tynemouth’s Marine Rescue Centre. Bruce and Gabrielle were recovering from injuries for the last month and were finally released back into the wild. Bruce was picked up locally, underweight and with a few injuries, Gabrielle’s journey to Tynemouth was a bit more … Continued
Three grey seal pups have been released back into the wild from the rescue centre this week. The three seals have spent the winter recovering from injuries in the purpose built rescue centre in Tynemouth. They all came in from beaches around the North East after calls from concerned members of the public. Named after famous … Continued
Seal Pup Rescue at Farne Islands Farne Islands is host to hundreds of Grey Seal pups during the winter. off the coast of Northumberland. Seal pups are born with a coat of white fur and stay with their mother for up to a month. Last week the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) rescued a … Continued
It’s grey seal pupping season and unfortunately that means that some of these pups will be coming into some danger. That is where the Marine Rescue Team at Blue Reef Aquarium comes into play. Grey seals give birth between September and December and can be spotted all around the coast of the UK; young pups … Continued
This summer, Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth have taken in two young seal pups to their Marine Rescue Centre.