Released Sea Turtles

Taylor

loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: Barnstable, MA

Arrival Date: 01/14/2013

Age: juvenile

Weight: 16.20 kg (~ 35 lb.)
Case History
Taylor is one of five sea turtles transferred to the South Carolina Aquarium’s (SCA) Sea Turtle Hospital on January 14th, 2012, from the New England Aquarium (NEAq). All five turtles originally cold-stunned around Cape Cod, MA, in November and December 2012, and were initially treated by NEAq’s Marine Animal Rescue Team. Talyor is the only loggerhead out [...]

Wellfleet

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

Arrival Date: 01/14/2013

Age: juvenile

Weight: 3.48 kg (~7.5 lb)
Case History
Wellfleet is one of five sea turtles transferred to the South Carolina Aquarium’s (SCA) Sea Turtle Hospital on January 14th, 2012, from the New England Aquarium (NEAq). All five turtles originally cold-stunned around Cape Cod, MA, in November and December 2012, and were initially treated by NEAq’s Marine Animal Rescue Team. This is the largest cold [...]

Cheyenne

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

Arrival Date: 01/14/2013

Age: juvenile

Weight: 2.68 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Cheyenne is one of five sea turtles transferred to the South Carolina Aquarium’s (SCA) Sea Turtle Hospital on January 14th, 2012, from the New England Aquarium (NEAq). All five turtles originally cold-stunned around Cape Cod, MA, in November and December 2012, and were initially treated by NEAq’s Marine Animal Rescue Team. This is the largest cold stunning [...]

Brewster

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

Arrival Date: 01/14/2013

Age: juvenile

Weight: 2.88 kg (~ 6.5 lb.)
Case History
Brewster is one of five sea turtles transferred to the South Carolina Aquarium’s (SCA) Sea Turtle Hospital on January 14th, 2012, from the New England Aquarium (NEAq). All five turtles originally cold-stunned around Cape Cod, MA, in November and December 2012, and were initially treated by NEAq’s Marine Animal Rescue Team. This is the largest [...]

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