Two endangered sea turtles, Urkel-O’s and Eucalyptus, were rescued and released by CMA after being harmed by fishing gear. Both have a missing front flipper.
GRYFFINDOR Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: July 6, 2017 Gryffindor, a juvenile green sea turtle, was found on February 22, 2016, under the John’s Pass Bridge in Madeira Beach, Florida. Rescued by our stranding team, Gryffindor was brought into Clearwater... Read More
Chex, a very small juvenile green sea turtle with a take-home message, came to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on March 20, 2017. He was initially found floating around Redington Pier
Triple sea turtle release on Honeymoon Island. Three juvenile green sea turtles, Gran Torino, Han Solo and Vanilla Wafer, were released on January 19, 2017, after being rehabilitated for nearly a year.
OWL Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: September 14, 2016 Owl, a juvenile green sea turtle, was brought to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on June 15, 2016 after being caught in a net by a local research group. The presence of fibropapilloma tumors were... Read More