Table 2

Reason for non-releasability, presence of neurological signs and disposition of California sea lions deemed non-releasable and placed in managed care at US institutions between 2000 and 2016 (individuals that survived following placement remain in public display facilities)

Reason for non-releasabilityTotal placedClinical neurological signsDied following placement
Preweaned46118
Chronic Illness1635
Habituation701
Restrand7779
Trauma2546
Total1712529