Clearwater Marine Aquarium released Small Fry, a juvenile green sea turtle on Thursday, March 19, 2020, after three months of rehab care.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium released Olivia, a large juvenile green sea turtle on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, after ten months of rehab care.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium released Wiley, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, after nearly eight months of rehab care.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium release Scooter, a loggerhead sea turtle, and Charlie, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, on January 30, 2020.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium released Nitro, a sub-adult female loggerhead sea turtle, off Clearwater Beach on September 12, 2019.
Scooter is a sub-adult loggerhead who was accidentally caught by a fisherman near Honeymoon Island in Dunedin, Florida. Upon their arrival, our Rescue Team secured the remaining metallic fishing line.
Nitro is a sub-adult loggerhead who was found floating by a boater near Hurricane Pass in Pinellas County. Nitro arrived at CMA on August 13, 2019. Upon intake, Nitro appeared lethargic and slightly thin. She had thick algae coverage and several barnacles on her carapace (shell). It appears Nitro might have some gastrointestinal issues. Her initial treatment consists of vitamins, fluids, and antibiotics.