How Our Veterinary Team Examine Fish & Stingrays Out of Water

How Our Veterinary Team Examine Fish & Stingrays Out of Water

Due to the large diversity of animals we treat at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, such as sea turtles, river otters, fish, stingrays, and sharks, we often have to adapt our procedures to meet the needs of a specific species. Routine procedures and examinations can pose obvious challenges when dealing with animals that do not breathe air—such as fish and stingrays.

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Ruffles the Rescued Seahorse

Ruffles the Rescued Seahorse

Seahorse Found Washed up on Beach by Tourists Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) rescued a female lined seahorse, named Ruffles, after she was found washed up on Belleair Beach by a beachgoer. CMA suspects the rough waves following Hurricane Michael impacted the small...
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Petunia the Rescued Baby Otter Kit

Petunia the Rescued Baby Otter Kit

An otter kit (baby otter) was rescued Sunday evening, January 28, 2018, after a resident found the otter kit in their backyard. The resident removed the animal from the yard, placed it in a box, and then contacted the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) Rescue Team.

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Cheeto the Lucky Seahorse

Cheeto the Lucky Seahorse

Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescues and rehabilitates marine life of all sizes, from whales, dolphins and sea turtles to stingrays and smaller sea creatures in need. Each is cared for with full attention. One little seahorse captured our hearts with its surprising...
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