Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Waffle Crisp

WAFFLE CRISP Sub-adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released August 22, 2017 Date Found: May 26, 2017 Location Found: River Haven Marina, Homosassa, Citrus County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found floating, emaciated with epibiota growth on the carapace...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Oat Bran

OAT BRAN Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released August 24, 2017 Date Found: May 6, 2017 Location Found: Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fisherman caught turtle by accident, turtle swallowed hook...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Special K

SPECIAL K Sub-adult, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released Dec. 21, 2017. Date Found: May 19, 2017 Location Found: Half mile offshore west of Anclote Park, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 19.8 kg...

Green Sea Turtle Release – Pebbles

PEBBLES Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: June 20, 2017 Pebbles, a juvenile green sea turtle, was found by boaters in Citrus County on May 9, 2017. In addition to some barnacles on her shell, Pebbles had fibropapillomatosis tumors growing around her flippers,...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Golden Graham

GOLDEN GRAHAM Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: March 30, 2017 Location Found: Canaveral Beach, Brevard County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore; emaciated, lethargic TRIAGE WEIGHT: 78.2 kg SCL...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pop

POP Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: April 19, 2017 Location Found: Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed up, lethargic, and emaciated TRIAGE WEIGHT: 1.0 kg SCL...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Crackle

CRACKLE Sub-Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: April 19, 2017 Location Found: Jensen Beach, St. Lucie County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore; emaciated, lethargic TRIAGE WEIGHT: 35.7 kg SCL (STRAIGHT...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Eggo

EGGO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released June 5, 2017 Date Found: March 24, 2017 Location Found: Jacksonville Beach, Duval County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed up on the beach TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.4 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 29.0 cm...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Boo-Berry

BOO-BERRY Green, Juvenile (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Former Date Found: March 5, 2017 Location Found: Fort De Soto, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors, Emaciation TRIAGE WEIGHT: 7.13 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH):42.8 cm EXAM...