Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Nacho

NACHO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: April 11, 2018. Location Found: Daytona Beach Shores, FL. Reason for Rescue: Found on Daytona Beach Shores, encrusted with barnacles, mud, algae, abscess-like growth under right front flipper....

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Parmesan

PARMESAN Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: April 23, 2018. Location Found: East Coast of Florida. Reason for Rescue: Stranded with fibropapilloma tumors and epibiota, also missing both rear flippers. TRIAGE EXAM FINDINGS: Both rear...

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...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Echo

ECHO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on April 17, 2018. Date Found: January 7, 2018. Location Found: Hudson Beach, Pasco County, FL. Reason for Rescue: Found floating; fibropapilloma tumors; mild epibiota (barnacles). TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 4.22 kg...

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 – 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...

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 – Dinky Donuts

DINKY DONUTS Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Former Date Found: March 22, 2017 Location Found: Shephards Beach Resort, Clearwater, Pinellas County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.78 kg SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 30.9...

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...