Heath

Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)

(NLP 950612-03)

Age Class Adult
Gender Female
Date Stranded June 11, 1995
Location of Stranding Siesta Key, Florida
Date of Arrival June 11, 1995
Number of Days of Care 17

Final Disposition

Released 28 June 1995
This turtle stranded during a severe red tide bloom and appeared to have neurological symptoms of red tide toxicity. Due to space limitations. this turtle was transferred to Clearwater Marine Science Center where it responded to treatment. It was returned to Mote and released back into the wild. THANKS CLEARWATER !!


Heath on arrival


Damage to Health's flipper

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