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The Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center, a division of the UNE Marine Science Education and Research Center, is part of a network of centers authorized by the National Marine Fisheries Service to rescue and rehabilitate stranded marine mammals and sea turtles. MARC not only rescues, rehabilitates and releases animals back into the wild, it also works to develop the most effective means of rehabilitation, and researches the causes of marine mammal mortality and the state of the marine environment.

Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center University of New England

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The Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center, a division of the UNE Marine Science Education and Research Center, is part of a network of centers authorized by the National Marine Fisheries Service to rescue and rehabilitate stranded marine mammals and sea turtles. MARC not only rescues, rehabilitates and releases animals back into the wild, it also works to develop the most effective means of rehabilitation, and researches the causes of marine mammal mortality and the state of the marine environment.

    • video
    Seal Release on September 11, 2011

    Seal Release on September 11, 2011

    On September 11, 2011 three Harbor Seals (11-032, 11-047, 11-058) were released by the University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at Fortune's Rock Beach in Biddeford, Maine.

    • 1 min
    • video
    Porpoise Satellite Tagging and Release on June 30, 2010

    Porpoise Satellite Tagging and Release on June 30, 2010

    • 9 min
    • video
    Toughy Being Moved to the Outside Pool

    Toughy Being Moved to the Outside Pool

    "Toughy" (09-079 Pp), a Harbor Porpoise with severe scoliosis, is moved from inside the rehab facility to the outside pool.

    • 2 min
    • video
    Seal Satellite Tagging on June 10, 2009

    Seal Satellite Tagging on June 10, 2009

    On June 10, 2009 two Harp Seals (09-002, 09-006) underwent satellite tagging at the University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center in preparation for release.

    • 8 min
    • video
    Seal Release on February 28, 2009

    Seal Release on February 28, 2009

    On February 28, 2009 three Harbor Seals (08-107, 08-106, 08-104) were released by the University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at Granite Point in Biddeford, Maine.

    • 7 min
    • video
    Sea Turtle Transfer on February 10, 2009

    Sea Turtle Transfer on February 10, 2009

    On Feb. 10, 2009, two Kemp's Ridley Turtles and one green sea turtle were transported from the University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center (MARC) to the New England Aquarium for further rehabilitation and eventual release.

    • 4 min

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