Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Uno

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Uno

Uno Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on December 13, 2018. Date Found: September 23, 2018. Location: New Port Richey; Pasco County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 14.54 kg (32 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 49.0 cm....
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Bowser

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Bowser

Bowser was found floating and swimming sideways around St. John’s Sound, between Honeymoon Island State Park and Fred Howard Park on June 13, 2018. This was most likely due to gastrointestinal gas.

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Mike

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Mike

On January 8, 2018, a juvenile green sea turtle was found floating in the Clearwater Municipal Marina in Pinellas County with suspected fibropapilloma tumors and missing its right front flipper.

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zahara

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zahara

On December 17, a juvenile green turtle was found floating at the surface of the water, with a few small fibropapilloma tumors on its flippers. Clearwater Marine Aquarium’s Rescue Team was called in to collect the turtle and bring it back to CMA for immediate triage and care.