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Jaisy is released back to the ocean

Harmful Algal Bloom is Causing an Outbreak of Domoic Acid Toxicity
Last updated: August 26, 2014

Jaisy is one of the latest sea lions to be treated for Domoic Acid Toxicity, an ailment that is caused by a harmful algal bloom along the coast of California.


Chad, sea lion

Chad - A Sea Lion that Shows the Severity of Hunger
Last updated: August 1, 2014

Like many sea lion pups we are seeing at the Center this year, Chad is starving. Changing food stocks are causing pups to be weaned sooner than usual, leaving many of them malnourished and searching for food.


O'Neill, Entangled California sea lion

Another Entangled Sea Lion Returns Home
Last updated: August 1, 2014

O'Neill is a California sea lion that had deeply entangled fishing line around his neck for more than a year and a half. Watch a video of his release back to the ocean!


Solar gets his eyedrops

Treating Blindness in Seals and Sea Lions
Last updated: July 25, 2014

The Marine Mammal Center treats a number of seals and sea lions each year with vision problems, from eye infections to cataracts. The Center has become an innovative leader in the treatment of pinniped blindness.


Snouty, an entangled sea lion

Ocean Trash Can Be Ugly
Last updated: July 18, 2014

Snouty had to endure an ugly entanglement for several months before rescuers from The Marine Mammal Center were able to rescue him. The deep wounds caused by the debris embedded in his snout are now starting to heal.


Hawaiian Monk Seal Ikaika

First Patients Arrive at the Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital
Last updated: July 10, 2014

The Marine Mammal Center's new Hawaiian Monk Seal Hospital welcomed its first patients this week, as four young seals from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands were brought in.


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