Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Avocato

Avocato Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: November 18, 2018. Location: 450 feet off Causeway Blvd on Honeymoon Island; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Buoyancy issue. Triage WEIGHT: 25.9 kg (56.9 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zelda

Zelda Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: November 8, 2018. Location: Anclote River; Tarpon Springs, FL; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Line entanglement and fibropapilloma virus. Triage WEIGHT: 12.6 kg (27.7 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Uno

Uno Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. 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. EXAM FINDINGS: Active...

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 – Havarti

HAVARTI Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Current. Date Found: February 17, 2018. Location Found: Skyway Bridge Fishing Pier. Reason for Rescue: Caught with a fishing hook at Skyway Bridge Fishing Pier. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.9 kg (6.38 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...

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 – 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...

Three Sea Turtles Released at Fred Howard Park

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) released three sea turtles on Tues., April 17 at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs, FL. The sea turtles included Echo and Papa, two endangered green sea turtles treated for the fibropapilloma virus, and Marigold, a critically...