Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)

Age Class Adult
Gender Male
Date Stranded
Location of Stranding
Date of Arrival August 3, 2018
Number of Days of Care 19 days

Final Disposition


08/03/2018  Erick was transferred from Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife in Sanibel for continued treatment for Red Tide toxicity.

08/04/2018  Erick ate capelin and shrimp from feeding tongs.  

08/16/2016  Erick is actively foraging all prey items and is improving behaviorally.  Blood values are normalizing.

08/22/2018  Erick was satellite tagged and released by Mote staff at Ft. Desoto Beach.   He can be tracked at

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