Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team in Belize responded to a call about a baby manatee stranded off a river bank on September 28, 2019. The stranded baby manatee is now being safely monitored at a wildlife rehabilitation center in northern Belize after being rescued.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium assisted FWC in successfully encouraging a group of dolphins out of a canal in St. Pete on Sept. 17, 2019.
On July 29, 2019, five pilot whales stranded in the shallow water off Redington Beach, on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team responded along with wildlife agencies and local authorities
Different Sea Turtle DietsHave you ever been curious about what sea turtles eat? There are seven species of sea turtles in the world, five of which are found around Florida, and they all have different diets. The foods that they eat are determined by their species and... Read More
This Manatee Appreciation Day we asked a member of the Rescue Team what they think about these amazing marine mammals and how we can all help protect them.
Dolphin Calf Freed From Fishing Line Entanglement On March 11, 2019, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team alongside experts and veterinarians from several rescue organizations worked together to disentangle a bottlenose dolphin calf near Englewood, on the... Read More
On Tuesday, January 29, the CMA Rescue Team received several calls regarding a large loggerhead turtle that had been floating in the Intracoastal Waterway at Indian Rocks Beach. The Rescue Team had received calls about this same turtle in the weeks leading up to the... Read More
37 Sea Turtle Hatchlings Released Off East Coast of Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium released 37 rescued loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings off the east coast of Florida on Nov. 9, 2018, after rescue and rehabilitation at CMA. The baby sea turtles were all rescued... Read More
Manatees Found After King Tides Flood Into Ponds On October 16, 2018, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team assisted Florida Fish & Wildlife (FWC) with the rescue and relocation of three manatees entrapped in a retention pond in Oldsmar, Florida. The... Read More
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... Read More