Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Yarra

YARRA Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on September 5, 2018. Date Found: May 31, 2018. Location Found: Homosassa, FL. Reason for Rescue: Transfer from a local vet clinic. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.59 kg (5.71 lbs). EXAM FINDINGS: Quiet and alert; good...

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 – 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 – Snapdragon

SNAPDRAGON Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on February 22, 2018. Date Found: December 2, 2017. Location Found: Near Crystal River, Citrus County, FL. Reason for Rescue: Fishing Line Entanglement; fibropapilloma tumors. TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 6.5 kg...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gardenia

GARDENIA Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on Dec. 28, 2017. Date Found: September 13, 2017. Location Found: Skyway Bridge Marina, Pinellas County, FL. Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors; entangled in fishing line. TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 26.1 kg...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Lotus

LOTUS Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on February 22, 2018. Date Found: October 22, 2017 Location Found: Near Mullet Key, Citrus County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found entangled in fishing line; Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 3.2 kg (7.0...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Ivory

IVORY Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released on February 22, 2018. Date Found: September 23, 2017 Location Found: Crystal River, Hernando County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found entangled in fishing line; Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 4.1 kg...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Honeysuckle

HONEYSUCKLE Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released Jan. 28. 2017. Date Found: September 23, 2017 Location Found: Crystal River, Hernando County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found entangled in fishing line; fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 5.1 kg (11.2...

Green Sea Turtle Release at Honeymoon Island – Apple Jacks

APPLE JACKS Sub-adult, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: November 1, 2017, at Honeymoon Island State Park Apple Jacks, a sub-adult green sea turtle, was originally found February 28, 2017, in Lee County, FL with a large wound on the carapace, believed to be caused by a...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

PEBBLES Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released June 20, 2017 Date Found: May 9, 2017 Location Found: Offshore of Citrus County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.96 kg (6.53 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 28.5 cm...