Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

DougJuvenile, Green(Chelonia mydas)Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: December 1, 2018. Location: Belleair Beach; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Lethargic; found washed ashore. Triage WEIGHT: 1.25 kg (2.8 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...
Wild Dolphins Observed With Dorsal Fin Injuries

Wild Dolphins Observed With Dorsal Fin Injuries

Wild Dolphin Updates Dolphin Calf Seen With Suspected Boat Strike Injury This month we want to remind everyone to operate your vessels in a safe and respectful manner for wild marine animals. Faux, a mother who was first sighted on March 3, 2014, recently had her...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Avocato Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on December 13, 2018. Date Found: November 18, 2018. Location: 450 feet off Causeway Blvd on Honeymoon Island; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Buoyancy issue. Triage WEIGHT: 25.9 kg (56.9 lbs). SCL...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zelda

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zelda

Zelda Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: November 8, 2018. Location: Anclote River; Tarpon Springs, FL; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Line entanglement and fibropapilloma virus. Triage WEIGHT: 12.6 kg (27.7...
Three Trapped Manatees Relocated from Oldsmar Retention Pond

Three Trapped Manatees Relocated from Oldsmar Retention Pond

Manatees Found After King Tides Flood Into Ponds On October 16, 2018, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team assisted Florida Fish & Wildlife (FWC) with the rescue and relocation of three manatees entrapped in a retention pond in Oldsmar, Florida. The...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yahtzee

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yahtzee

Yahtzee Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on February 14, 2019. Date Found: October 13, 2018. Location: New Port Richey, Florida; Pasco County. Reason for Rescue: Line entanglement and fibropapilloma tumors. Triage WEIGHT: 8.78 kg (19.3 lbs)....