loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: R\V Lady Lisa, SCDNR research vessel outside of Hilton Head Island
Arrival Date: 06/20/2013
Weight: 97.1 kg (~215 lb.)
Miss Royal, a 215 lb. adult female was caught on board the SCDNR research vessel the Lady Lisa, just off of Hilton Head Island. She was found with an old large propeller wound to the right side of her carapace extending through her right rear flipper.
Since the wounds were weeks old (dead […]