On May 26, 2017, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, named Waffle Crisp, was found floating offshore of Homosassa in Citrus County, Florida.
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.
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.