Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)

Age Class Hatchling
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded August 5, 1996
Location of Stranding Found in bottom of nest on Siesta Key
Date of Arrival August 5, 1996
Number of Days of Care 1522

Final Disposition

Released on 10 October 2000 in Gullivan Bay near Naples, Florida

This turtle was brought in as a hatchling and was held in the Sea Turtle Exhibit until it had reached an adequate size to be released. It was also displayed at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea, FL for about 2 years.

lateral view of sea turtle named j-96
Examination of J-96

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