Frito the Tiny Seahorse Released

Tiny seahorse rescued from fishing line entanglement and released into the wild Frito, the tiny seahorse that was recently rescued by Clearwater Marine Aquarium was released back into the wild on June 14, 2018, after a few days of rehabilitation. The female lined...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Zo

ZO Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released October 10, 2017 Date Found: July 8, 2017 Location Found: Holiday, Pasco County, FL Reason for Rescue: Found entangled in fishing line; Fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 6.11 kg (13.5 lbs) SCL (STRAIGHT...

Fishing Gear Tips to Protect Sea Turtles

Practicing the use of safer fishing hooks and proper disposal of fishing gear are a few ways you can help make a big difference! Fishing can be a great way to spend a summer day; however, it’s important to remove all debris and waste left over from any fishing trip to...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Urkel-O’s

URKEL-O’S Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released August 17, 2017 Date Found: May 21, 2017 Location Found: Pasco County, FL Reason for Rescue: Monofilament fishing line entanglement; fibropapilloma tumors TRIAGE WEIGHT: 5.89 kg (12.98 lbs) SCL...

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Quaker

QUAKER Juvenile, Green (Chelonia mydas) Patient Status: Released July 18, 2017 Date Found: May 12, 2017 Location Found: Homosassa Bay, south of Entrance Channel, Citrus County, FL Reason for Rescue: Fibropapilloma tumors; Monofilament fishing line entanglement TRIAGE...

Rescue Mission – Dolphin Calf Disentanglement

Cocoa Beach, FL (January 2017) – Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescue team personnel participated in a multi-agency disentanglement in the Indian River Lagoon on Jan. 17, 2017. (This is near the same area where Winter & Hope were rescued.) Organizations involved...