Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Avocato Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on December 13, 2018. Date Found: November 18, 2018. Location: 450 feet off Causeway Blvd on Honeymoon Island; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Buoyancy issue. Triage WEIGHT: 25.9 kg (56.9 lbs). SCL...

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Waffle Crisp

WAFFLE CRISP Sub-adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released August 22, 2017 On May 26, 2017, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, named Waffle Crisp, was found floating offshore of Homosassa in Citrus County, Florida. She was emaciated, lethargic, and...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gran Torino

GRAN TORINO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released January 19, 2017 Date Found: February 17, 2016 Location Found: Dunedin Causeway, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors present TRIAGE WEIGHT: 3.27 kg (7.21 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...