Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Equinox

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Equinox

EQUINOX Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: January 5, 2018. Location Found: Sea wall off Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Reason for Rescue: Found floating off sea wall at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 4.2 kg (9.24 lbs) SCL...
Three Sea Turtles Released at Fred Howard Park

Three Sea Turtles Released at Fred Howard Park

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released three sea turtles on Tues., April 17 at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, FL. The sea turtles included Echo and Papa, two endangered green sea turtles treated for the fibropapilloma virus, and Marigold, a critically...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Apple Jacks

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Apple Jacks

APPLE JACKS Green, Sub-Adult (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released November 1, 2017 Date Found: February 28, 2017 Location Found: Captiva, Lee County, FL Reason for Rescue: Boat strike, Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 37.2 kg (82.01 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...
Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Iris

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Iris

IRIS Sub-Adult, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: January 4, 2017 Crab Trap and Boat Strike Victim Iris is a sub-adult Kemp’s ridley sea turtle that came to CMA on September 25, 2016. She was found entangled in a crab trap in Chassahowitzka...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Vanilla Wafer

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Vanilla Wafer

VANILLA WAFER Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released Nov. 7, 2017. (Previously released Jan.19, 2017.) Date Found: March 24, 2017. (Previously rescued on January 24, 2016.) Location Found: Madeira Beach, FL. (Previously found on Clearwater Beach.)...
Double Sea Turtle Release – Jinx and Acura

Double Sea Turtle Release – Jinx and Acura

JINX AND ACURA Juvenile, Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: May 23, 2016 JINX Jinx, a juvenile green sea turtle, was rescued from Three Rooker Island and brought to CMA on April 28th, 2016.  He is one of the very few Green Sea Turtles that we receive that...