Green Sea Turtle Release – Quaker

QUAKER Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: July 18, 2017 Quaker arrived at Clearwater Marine Aquarium on May 12, 2017, after being found floating at Homosassa Bay, Florida. She arrived with a severe injury to her right front flipper, due to a fishing line...

Green Sea Turtle Release – Pebbles

PEBBLES Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: June 20, 2017 Pebbles, a juvenile green sea turtle, was found by boaters in Citrus County on May 9, 2017. In addition to some barnacles on her shell, Pebbles had fibropapillomatosis tumors growing around her flippers,...

Green Sea Turtle Release – Vulcan

VULCAN Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: February 28, 2017 Vulcan is a juvenile green sea turtle that was discovered in the Chassahowitzka River on Jan. 10, 2017. Weighing in at just 5.2 lbs., Vulcan was admitted to our hospital due to his low body...

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Iris

IRIS Sub-Adult, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: January 4, 2017 Crab Trap and Boat Strike Victim Iris is a sub-adult Kemp’s ridley sea turtle that came to CMA on September 25, 2016. She was found entangled in a crab trap in Chassahowitzka...

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Nyx

NYX Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: November 22nd, 2016 Nyx is a juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle that came to CMA on October 10th, 2016. He was found floating off the intercoastal in St. Petersburg, FL with a few scutes missing off the...