Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

In early December 2016, a mass cold stun event occurred off the coast of Massachusetts, and many loggerhead and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were rescued by the New England Aquarium. Clearwater Marine Aquarium offered to help New England Aquarium care for the turtles if they ran out of space. So, 3 loggerhead turtles were flown down to Florida via private jet. Alvin was one of the 3 loggerheads.

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Green Sea Turtle Release – Largo

Green Sea Turtle Release – Largo

LARGOGreen sea turtle(Chelonia mydas)RELEASED: August 16, 2016Largo is a green sea turtle, who was found on February 23, 2015, near Three Rooker Island. Largo was washed up onshore with fibropapilloma tumors present and mild barnacle growth on the carapace. He was...
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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Release – BB

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Release – BB

BB Juvenile, Hawksbill(Eretmochelys imbricata) RELEASED: December 21, 2016 Cold Stun Sea Turtle Survivor BB is a juvenile hawksbill sea turtle that came to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on February 12, 2016. She was part of our cold stun event and at that time we had so...
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Xenophilius

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Xenophilius

XENOPHILIUS Sub-adult, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) RELEASED: October 27, 2016 Arrival at Clearwater Marine Aquarium Xeno, a sub-adult loggerhead, came to CMA on September 17, 2016. She was found about 15 miles offshore, floating and unable to dive, by our very own...
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Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Weasley

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Weasley

WEASLEY Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: September 26, 2016 Hooked by a Fisherman Weasley was named during a Harry Potter naming theme, and he certainly managed to get into some mischief! He was accidentally hooked by a local fisherman in...
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Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Norbert

Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Release – Norbert

NORBERT Juvenile, Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) RELEASED: July 13, 2016 Norbert, a juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, was brought to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on May 26, 2016 after being caught on a hook off of Pier 60. Clearwater’s popular...
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Green Sea Turtle Release – Wonder Woman

Green Sea Turtle Release – Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: June 30, 2016 Wonder Woman, a juvenile green sea turtle, came to Clearwater Marine Aquarium on October 16, 2015 from an intercostal waterway in Palm Harbor. The presence of Fibropapilloma tumors were...
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Kreacher

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Kreacher

KREACHER Sub-adult, Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) RELEASED: June 21, 2016 Sea Turtle Rehabiliation Kreacher, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, was discovered floating off Clearwater Beach on Sunday May 8th, 2016. Rescuers noted moderate epibiota growth...
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Green Sea Turtle Release – Wahoo

Green Sea Turtle Release – Wahoo

WAHOO Juvenile, Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) RELEASED: March 29, 2016 Wahoo is a juvenile green sea turtle, who came to the aquarium on May 9th, 2015 from an intercostal waterway in Dunedin. Wahoo was found entangled in fishing line with another pappy green that...
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