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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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zo

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zo

On July 9, a fisherman found a small, juvenile green sea turtle in Holiday, Pasco County, Florida with external fibropapilloma tumors, and fishing line entangling its left front flipper and around its neck.

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Rescue Mission – Dolphin Calf Injured by Spearfishing Gear

Rescue Mission – Dolphin Calf Injured by Spearfishing Gear

Mosquito Lagoon (February 14) — Clearwater Marine Aquarium Rescue Team personnel participated in a multi-agency dolphin calf disentanglement in Mosquito Lagoon, FL on February 14, 2017. Alongside CMA, organizations involved included the National Oceanic and...
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Rescue Mission – Reel’s Dolphin Calf

Rescue Mission – Reel’s Dolphin Calf

Fort Pierce, FL (January 2017) – Under the direction of National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) Clearwater Marine Aquarium dispatched a small team to assist in the intervention of an entangled bottlenose dolphin calf in the Indian River Lagoon, near Fort...
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Rescue Mission – Parcel (Bottlenose Dolphin)

Rescue Mission – Parcel (Bottlenose Dolphin)

Johns Pass, FL (October 2015) – Rescue personnel originally received a call from a local boat captain reporting a bottlenose dolphin calf entangled in plastic wrapping on October 6, 2015. The white plastic strap was observed encompassing the anterior portion of the...
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Green Sea Turtle Release – Wahoo

Green Sea Turtle Release – Wahoo

WAHOO Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: March 29, 2016 Wahoo is a juvenile green sea turtle, who came to the aquarium on May 9th, 2015 from an intercostal waterway in Dunedin. Wahoo was found entangled in fishing line with another pappy green that...
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