Current Patients

Scarlet

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Eastham, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 2.4 kg (~5 lb.)
Case History
Scarlet is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented cold-stunning event […]

Gibbons

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Cold Road, Eastham, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.5 kg (~8 lb.)
Case History
Gibbons is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

Tater

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Massachusetts

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 1.6 kg (~3 lb.)
Case History
Tater is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented cold-stunning event in […]

Kingsbury

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Kingsbury Beach, Eastham, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 1.5 kg (~3 lb.)
Case History
Kingsbury is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

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