Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Pebbles Juvenile, Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on April 4, 2019. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: Offshore of Cedar Key; Levy County. Reason for Rescue: Caught by a fisherman and ingested the hook. Triage WEIGHT: 2.39 kg (5.26...

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

Doug is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found washed ashore on Belleair Beach on December 1, 2018. Upon intake, Doug appeared very lethargic but had no obvious physical abnormalities. He was given fluids and vitamins as initial treatments.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Avocato is a juvenile green sea turtle that was found floating about 450 feet off Causeway Blvd. on Honeymoon Island in Dunedin, Florida on November 18, 2018.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zelda

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zelda

Zelda Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: November 8, 2018. Location: Anclote River; Tarpon Springs, FL; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Line entanglement and fibropapilloma virus. Triage WEIGHT: 12.6 kg (27.7...

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yahtzee

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yahtzee

Yahtzee Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on February 14, 2019. Date Found: October 13, 2018. Location: New Port Richey, Florida; Pasco County. Reason for Rescue: Line entanglement and fibropapilloma tumors. Triage WEIGHT: 8.78 kg (19.3 lbs)....

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Uno

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Uno

Uno Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on December 13, 2018. Date Found: September 23, 2018. Location: New Port Richey; Pasco County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 14.54 kg (32 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 49.0 cm....

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – War

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – War

WarJuvenile, Kemp's Ridley(Lepidochelys kempii)Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: September 28, 2018. Location: Fishing pier in Safety Harbor; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Hook ingestion. Triage WEIGHT: 4.2 kg (9.2 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT...

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Valkyrie

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Valkyrie

Valkyrie Juvenile, Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on November 1, 2018. Date Found: September 26, 2018. Location: Offshore of St. Pete Beach; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 8.79 kg (19.3 lbs). SCL...

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Ninja

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Ninja

Ninja Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on November 1, 2018. Date Found: August 24, 2018. Location: Fred Howard Causeway, 1st bridge; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Fishing line entanglement and several fibropapilloma tumors present....

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Miss Pam

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Miss Pam

Miss Pam Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Transferred on October 27, 2018. Date Found: August 17, 2018. Location: Near Seafood Shack Marine; Manatee County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 10.6 kg. SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 41.0...

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