Three Sea Turtles Released on Opposite Coasts of Florida

Rescued Sea Turtles, Parmesan, Nacho and Whiz Go Back Home on the East and West Coast. Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released three endangered, juvenile, green sea turtles on Wed., June 27 off the West and East coasts of Florida. Whiz, rescued with fibropapilloma...

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 – 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 – Juliet

JULIET Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on April 24, 2018. Date Found: January 7, 2018. Location Found: Bellaire, FL. Reason for Rescue: Found stranded near Bellaire Beach. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 12.96 kg (28.51 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH):...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zodiac

ZODIAC Juvenile, Green Chelonia mydas Patient Status: Released on April 24, 2018. Date Found: January 6, 2018. Location Found: Hernando, FL Reason for Rescue: Found stranded on Hernando Beach in Hernando, Florida. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 5.13 kg (11.3 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...