Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Pebbles Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on April 4, 2019. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: Offshore of Cedar Key; Levy County. Reason for Rescue: Caught by a fisherman and ingested the hook. Triage WEIGHT: 2.39 kg...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Linus

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Linus

Linus Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 14, 2019. Location: Melbourne Beach; Brevard County. Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore on the beach, very lethargic. Triage WEIGHT: 3.65 kg (8 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH):...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Odie

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Odie

Odie Sub-Adult, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: Offshore of Pine Island; Hernando County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 24.3 kg (53.5 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 61.8 cm. EXAM...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Marge

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Marge

Marge Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 14, 2019. Location: Cocoa Beach; Brevard County. Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore on the beach, very lethargic. Triage WEIGHT: 5.13 kg (11.3 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH):...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Splinter

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Splinter

Splinter Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 19, 2019. Location: Ponce Inlet; Volusia County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 2.64 kg (5.8 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 29.1 cm. EXAM FINDINGS: Alert,...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Michelangelo

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Michelangelo

Michelangelo Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 19, 2019. Location: Daytona Beach Shores; Volusia County. Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore. Triage WEIGHT: 4.87 kg (10.7 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 36.1 cm. EXAM...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Raphael

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Raphael

Raphael Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: New Smyrna Beach; Volusia County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 28.7 cm. EXAM FINDINGS: Quiet,...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Leonardo

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Leonardo

Leonardo Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: March 21, 2019. Location: Vilano Beach; St. John’s County. Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore. Triage WEIGHT: 3.3 kg (7.2 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 30.3 cm. EXAM...
Rescue Partners Disentangle Dolphin Calf Wrapped in Fishing Line

Rescue Partners Disentangle Dolphin Calf Wrapped in Fishing Line

Dolphin Calf Freed From Fishing Line Entanglement On March 11, 2019, Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team alongside experts and veterinarians from several rescue organizations worked together to disentangle a bottlenose dolphin calf near Englewood, on the...