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

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

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):  68.3 cm EXAM...

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

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

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 – 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

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

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 kg SCL (STRAIGHT...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Iris

IRIS Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on January 4, 2017 Date Found: September 25, 2016 Location Found: Chassahowitzka River, Citrus County, FL Reason for Rescue: :Entangled in crab trap causing deep lacerations TRIAGE...