Nov 12

Jersey Prepares for a New Home

Great news! The Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego, CA has acquired the federal permit necessary to host Jersey as a permanent resident! We are so excited that this non-releasable loggerhead has an opportunity to enjoy life in a 50,000-gallon tank. To prepare Jersey for success…
Sep 24


loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Stranding Location: Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey Arrival Date: 09/24/2013 Age: subadult Weight: 34 kg (~79 lb.) Case History Jersey was originally caught on September 1, 2013 in a cooling canal for the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant in New Jersey. Getting pulled in…
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