Sea Turtle Rescue Program

Beech

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

Arrival Date: 12/10/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 1.8 kg
Case History
Beech is one of four sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on December 10, 2014. This was the second group of cold stuns admitted into the hospital this winter, bringing the total transferred to 19. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia […]

Cavin

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

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 2.4 kg (~5 lb.)
Case History
Cavin 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 […]

Bud

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Brewster, Barnstable County, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.0 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Bud 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 […]

Chiquita

Green (Chelonia mydas)
Stranding Location: Cape Cod, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.0 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Chiquita 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 green sea turtle 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 […]

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