CMA Rescues a 200-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Named Kirby

CMA Rescues a 200-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Named Kirby

On Tuesday, January 29, the CMA Rescue Team received several calls regarding a large loggerhead turtle that had been floating in the Intracoastal Waterway at Indian Rocks Beach. The Rescue Team had received calls about this same turtle in the weeks leading up to the...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Doug

DougJuvenile, Green(Chelonia mydas)Patient Status: Released on January 10, 2019. Date Found: December 1, 2018. Location: Belleair Beach; Pinellas County. Reason for Rescue: Lethargic; found washed ashore. Triage WEIGHT: 1.25 kg (2.8 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zodiac

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...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Golden Graham

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Golden Graham

GOLDEN GRAHAM Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: March 30, 2017 Location Found: Canaveral Beach, Brevard County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore; emaciated, lethargic TRIAGE WEIGHT: 78.2 kg SCL...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pop

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pop

POP Juvenile, Kemp’s Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: April 19, 2017 Location Found: Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed up, lethargic, and emaciated TRIAGE WEIGHT: 1.0 kg SCL...
Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Crackle

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Crackle

CRACKLE Sub-Adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Patient Status: Released on July 12, 2017. Date Found: April 19, 2017 Location Found: Jensen Beach, St. Lucie County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found washed ashore; emaciated, lethargic TRIAGE WEIGHT: 35.7 kg SCL (STRAIGHT...