Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: In-Water Capture off Capers Inlet, SC

Arrival Date: 06/05/2015

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 32.0 kg (~71 lb.)
Case History
The SC Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) In-Water Sea Turtle Research team captured their second debilitated loggerhead this year, named “Dewey,” on June 5th. (The first turtle, Botany, is still undergoing treatment in our sea turtle hospital.) This SCDNR research team monitors the health and status of local sea turtle populations by using shrimp boats outfitted as […]

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps by SALT at Station 22


1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp tail off
1 head Bibb lettuce

1 small green pepper

1 small yellow pepper

1 small green pepper

½ small red onion

1 medium vine ripe tomato

1 lime

½ T. jerk paste

¼ Cup Honey

½ cup olive oil

hot sauce to taste

salt and pepper to taste

Old Bay Broth

½ gallon water

¼ cup Old Bay

1 lemon cut in half and juiced


In medium pot combine the shrimp and Old Bay Broth. Place over medium high heat. Stir the shrimp to […]

Sea Turtles Return to the Deep Blue Sea on World Oceans Day

Loggerheads and Green Sea Turtle Treated by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program

CHARLESTON, S.C. — June 8, 2015 — Three sea turtles, including two loggerheads and one green, are once again swimming the open ocean after successful treatment by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program. Buck, McAdoo and Bohicket were released today, World Oceans Day, at the Isle of Palms County Park, S.C. This release marks 166 threatened and endangered […]

World Oceans Day: Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet

June 8 is World Oceans Day. The 2015 theme for this UN-recognized day of ocean celebration is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet. Taking action to protect the ocean is vital to creating a healthy and sustainable environment for future generations because no matter where you live, everyone’s health directly depends on a clean, productive ocean.

We strive to connect people with water, wildlife and wild places in an effort in inspire conservation of animals and the natural world. […]

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