Released Animals

Xeno - Released 10/27/16
Three Juvenile Green Sea Turtles Released

Three Juvenile Green Sea Turtles Released

Yarra, Swiss and Kerplunk Go Back to the Big Blue Three juvenile green sea turtles were released off Honeymoon Island State Park on September 6, 2018. All three turtles were cleared for release by veterinarians and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Ricotta

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Ricotta

Ricotta is a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle who came in during our cheese naming theme. She was transferred to CMA on April 25 from the east coast of Florida. Upon examination, it was discovered that Ricotta had monofilament line wrapped around her front flipper.

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Kemp’s Ridley and Green Sea Turtle Released

Kemp’s Ridley and Green Sea Turtle Released

Two sea turtles returned to the Gulf of Mexico on Wed., May 9 after rehabilitation at Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA). The sea turtles, rescued by the CMA team, were impacted by various threats, including fishing hook and line ingestion and the fibropapilloma virus.

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Two Sea Turtles Released After Recovering From January Cold Snap and Virus

Two Sea Turtles Released After Recovering From January Cold Snap and Virus

On Wed., April 25, Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released Zodiac and Juliet, two endangered green sea turtles, back into the Gulf of Mexico. The two sea turtles were rescued by CMA staff in Jan. 2018 during cold weather that caused water temperatures to drop and affected hundreds of sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Three Sea Turtles Released at Fred Howard Park

Three Sea Turtles Released at Fred Howard Park

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released three sea turtles on Tues., April 17 at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, FL. The sea turtles included Echo and Papa, two endangered green sea turtles treated for the fibropapilloma virus, and Marigold, a critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle treated for boat strike injuries.

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29 Green Sea Turtles Released at Honeymoon Island North Beach

29 Green Sea Turtles Released at Honeymoon Island North Beach

Clearwater Marine Aquarium released 29 green sea turtles at Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin, FL on January 25, 2018. All but one of these sea turtles stranded earlier this month during the cold snap that covered the U.S. and reached all the way down to Florida.

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