Three Sea Turtles Released on Opposite Coasts of Florida

Rescued Sea Turtles, Parmesan, Nacho and Whiz Go Back Home on the East and West Coast. Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released three endangered, juvenile, green sea turtles on Wed., June 27 off the West and East coasts of Florida. Whiz, rescued with fibropapilloma...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Donkey Kong

DONKEY KONG Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on August 9, 2018. Date Found: June 13, 2018. Location Found: Clearwater Beach. Reason for Rescue: Fishing line was wrapped around the right front flipper. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 1.07 kg...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yarra

YARRA Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: May 31, 2018. Location Found: Homosassa, FL. Reason for Rescue: Transfer from a local vet clinic. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.59 kg (5.71 lbs). EXAM FINDINGS: Quiet and alert; good body condition; small...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Euchre

EUCHRE Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: June 13, 2018. Location Found: Saint John’s Sound. Reason for Rescue: Found floating and swimming sideways. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 75.8 kg (167.1 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 83.5...

Frito the Tiny Seahorse Released

Tiny seahorse rescued from fishing line entanglement and released into the wild Frito, the tiny seahorse that was recently rescued by Clearwater Marine Aquarium was released back into the wild on June 14, 2018, after a few days of rehabilitation. The female lined...