CMA Rescues a 200-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Named Kirby

CMA Rescues a 200-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Named Kirby

On Tuesday, January 29, the CMA Rescue Team received several calls regarding a large loggerhead turtle that had been floating in the Intracoastal Waterway at Indian Rocks Beach. The Rescue Team had received calls about this same turtle in the weeks leading up to the...
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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Kirby

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Kirby

Kirby Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released on May 14, 2019. Date Found: January 29, 2019. Location: Indian Rocks Beach. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 93.3 kg (205.3 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 92.7 cm. EXAM...
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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)....
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