Splinter is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found floating sideways and appeared lethargic near Ponce Inlet in Volusia County on March 19, 2019.
Michelangelo is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found washed ashore on Dayonta Beach Shores on March 19.
Raphael is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found floating near New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County on March 23.
Leonardo is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found washed ashore on Vilano Beach in St. John’s County on March 21, 2019.
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Rescued and Released On Thursday, April 4, 2019, Clearwater Marine Aquarium released Pebbles, a critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, back home into the Gulf of Mexico. The sea turtle was rescued and rehabilitated by CMA staff... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
CMA released three sea turtles on Jan. 10 at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, Florida. The sea turtles Zelda, Doug and War are small juvenile sea turtles
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).... Read More