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...

Baby Sea Turtles Rescued From Swimming Pool

Meet the Pool Boys Clearwater Marine Aquarium is currently rehabilitating several baby loggerhead sea turtles. A number of these hatchlings, nicknamed “The Pool Boys,” were recently rescued after being discovered inside a swimming pool filter in Indian...

Petunia the Rescued Baby Otter Kit

Petunia’s Rescue Story 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...

Cheeto the Lucky Seahorse Released

“Cheeto,” the lucky seahorse, who has captivated followers worldwide with her remarkable story of survival,was released back home on Tuesday, May 16, after rehabilitating at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The aquarium has been providing care for Cheeto, a female lined...

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...

Finnegan the Otter Kit

Orphaned Otter Kit Found in New Port Richey On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Rescue Team received a call about an orphaned otter kit in the New Port Richey area. A family was walking their dog in the neighborhood when they noticed an otter...