Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Pebbles Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on April 4, 2019. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: Offshore of Cedar Key; Levy County. Reason for Rescue: Caught by a fisherman and ingested the hook. Triage WEIGHT: 2.39 kg...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – War

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – War

WarJuvenile, Kemp’s Ridley(Lepidochelys kempii)Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: September 28, 2018. Location: Fishing pier in Safety Harbor; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Hook ingestion. Triage WEIGHT: 4.2 kg (9.2 lbs). SCL...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Valkyrie

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Valkyrie

Valkyrie Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on November 1, 2018. Date Found: September 26, 2018. Location: Offshore of St. Pete Beach; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 8.79 kg (19.3 lbs). SCL...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Donkey Kong

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Donkey Kong

DONKEY KONG Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on August 9, 2018. Date Found: June 13, 2018. Location Found: Clearwater Beach. Reason for Rescue: Fishing line was wrapped around the right front flipper. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 1.07 kg...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Juliana

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Juliana

JULIANA Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on May 9. Date Found: March 3, 2018. Location Found: Unknown location. Reason for Rescue: Fishing line and hook ingestion. TRIAGE WEIGHT: 2.3 kg (5.06 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Marigold

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Marigold

MARIGOLD Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on April 17, 2018. Date Found: October 30, 2017 Location Found: Cotee River, Pasco County, FL Reason for Rescue: Boat strike TRIAGE: WEIGHT: 7.8 kg (17.2 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...