Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Iris

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Iris

A local fisherman found Iris, a juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, on September 25th, 2016 entangled in a crab trap in Chassahowitzka River, Citrus County, FL. The crab trap had entangled Iris’s left front flipper creating a deep laceration, and causing the flipper to swell as well as causing a laceration on the dorsal side of her neck.

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Nyx

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Nyx

NYX Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: November 22nd, 2016 Nyx is a juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle that came to CMA on October 10th, 2016. He was found floating off the intercoastal in St. Petersburg, FL with a few scutes missing off the...
Green Sea Turtle Release – Owl

Green Sea Turtle Release – Owl

OWL Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: September 14, 2016 Owl, a juvenile green sea turtle, was brought to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on June 15, 2016 after being caught in a net by a local research group. The presence of fibropapilloma tumors were...
Double Sea Turtle Release – Incendio and EE

Double Sea Turtle Release – Incendio and EE

INCENDIO AND EEJuvenile, Green sea turtles(Chelonia mydas)RELEASED: August 17, 2016INCENDIOIncendio is a green sea turtle, who was found on April 25, 2016, in Crystal River. Incendio was discovered in a residential area with fibropapilloma tumors present and mild...
Green Sea Turtle Release – Wonder Woman

Green Sea Turtle Release – Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: June 30, 2016 Wonder Woman, a juvenile green sea turtle, came to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on October 16, 2015 from an intercostal waterway in Palm Harbor. The presence of Fibropapilloma tumors were...
Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Kreacher

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Kreacher

KREACHER Sub-adult, Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) RELEASED: June 21, 2016 Sea Turtle Rehabiliation Kreacher, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, was discovered floating off Clearwater Beach on Sunday May 8th, 2016. Rescuers noted moderate epibiota growth...
Double Sea Turtle Release – Bellatirx and Guadalajara

Double Sea Turtle Release – Bellatirx and Guadalajara

BELLATRIX AND GUAD Green sea turtles(Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: June 14, 2016 BELLATRIX Bellatrix is a green sea turtle, who was found on March 7, 2016, near the Dunedin Causeway. Bellatrix was washed up onshore with fibropapilloma tumors present on the front and rear...
Double Sea Turtle Release – Jinx and Acura

Double Sea Turtle Release – Jinx and Acura

JINX AND ACURAJuvenile, Green sea turtles(Chelonia mydas)RELEASED: May 23, 2016JINXJinx, a juvenile green sea turtle, was rescued from Three Rooker Island and brought to CMA on April 28, 2016. He is one of the very few Green Sea Turtles that we receive that does not...
Double Sea Turtle Release – Falcon and Flash

Double Sea Turtle Release – Falcon and Flash

FALCON Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: March 2, 2016 Falcon, a juvenile green sea turtle, was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico near the Sand Key Park area of Clearwater on January 30, 2016 by some good Samaritans. Falcon came to CMA with a...
Green Sea Turtle Release – Xiphosura

Green Sea Turtle Release – Xiphosura

XIPHOSURA Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: February 22, 2016 Xiphosura is a juvenile green sea turtle, who came to the aquarium on May 12th,2015 from Three Rooker Island. She was caught in a gill net by the Coastal Marine Education and Research...