Three Rescued Seahorses Released

Three Rescued Seahorses Released

Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescued three seahorses on Tuesday that were impacted by recent high winds and rough surf. Tostito, Salsa and Guac were rescued between Sand Key and Madeira Beach on July 24.

Frito the Tiny Seahorse Released

Frito the Tiny Seahorse Released

Frito, the tiny seahorse that was recently rescued by Clearwater Marine Aquarium was released back into the wild on June 14, 2018.

Release of Abe and Five Orphaned Otters

Release of Abe and Five Orphaned Otters

Abe, the young otter kit that was rescued by Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) back in February was finally released after several months of rehabilitation with a group of five other orphaned otters.

Large Number of Sea Turtles Impacted by Cold Rehabilitated and Ready for Release

Large Number of Sea Turtles Impacted by Cold Rehabilitated and Ready for Release

Since January 3, we have had over 70 live sea turtle intakes from Pinellas and the surrounding counties due to cold weather effects. In most of the cases, these sea turtles were already compromised with viruses, boat strikes and buoyancy issues. Low water temperatures and high winds can cause already sick sea turtles to become even more lethargic, and many have been found floating causing this influx of intakes to our facility.