Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Theodore

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Theodore

THEODORE Juvenile, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released April 5, 2017 Date Found: December 11, 2016 Location Found: Dennis, Barnstable County, MA Reason for Rescue: Cold stun TRIAGE WEIGHT: 14.5 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 45.9 cm EXAM...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Simon

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Simon

SIMON Juvenile, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released May 18, 2017 Date Found: December 11, 2016 Location Found: Dennis, Barnstable County, MA Reason for Rescue: Cold stun TRIAGE WEIGHT: 29.4 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 58.2 cm EXAM FINDINGS:...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

ALVIN Sub-Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released May 18, 2017 Date Found: December 10, 2016 Location Found: Eastham, Barnstable County, MA Reason for Rescue: Cold stun TRIAGE WEIGHT:  43.5 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH):...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gran Torino

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gran Torino

GRAN TORINO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released January 19, 2017 Date Found: February 17, 2016 Location Found: Dunedin Causeway, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors present TRIAGE WEIGHT: 3.27 kg (7.21 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gryffindor

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gryffindor

GRYFFINDOR Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on July 6, 2017 Date Found: March 22, 2016 Location Found: John’s Pass, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Hooked by fisherman TRIAGE WEIGHT: 8.65 kg (19.07 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Vanilla Wafer

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Vanilla Wafer

VANILLA WAFER Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released Nov. 7, 2017. (Previously released Jan.19, 2017.) Date Found: March 24, 2017. (Previously rescued on January 24, 2016.) Location Found: Madeira Beach, FL. (Previously found on Clearwater Beach.)...
Rescue Mission – Crystal River Manatees

Rescue Mission – Crystal River Manatees

Crystal River, FL (September 15, 2016) – On September 1, 2016, Hurricane Hermine brought heavy winds and high flood waters to Crystal River. As the waters rose during the storm, seven manatees entered the Plantation Inn Golf Course Pond and became entrapped when the...
Rescue Mission – Howie (Dolphin)

Rescue Mission – Howie (Dolphin)

Tarpon Springs, FL (July 2016) – On the evening of July 3, 2016, rescue personnel received a call regarding a live stranded dolphin in a mudflat 300 yards from the shoreline of the southeast side of the Fred Howard Causeway. After receiving the call and confirmation,...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Han Solo

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Han Solo

HAN SOLO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released January 19, 2017 Date Found: February 17, 2016 Location Found: St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Missing posterior portion of carapace and Fibropapillomatosis tumors present TRIAGE...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – BB

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – BB

BB Juvenile, Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) Patient Status: Released December 21, 2016 Date Found: February 12, 2016 Location Found: Treasure Island, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Lethargic and covered in barnacles TRIAGE WEIGHT: 1.64...