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Frigid air invades NC  negatively affecting many sea turtles.

 Ten greens strand and are rescued  near the lighthouse in South Core Banks.
TEN
GREENS

Chelonia Mydas

Juvenile


ADMIT
NOV 22, 2008
RELEASED
partial FEB 09
partial JUNE 09
partial SEPT 09
end MAY 2010
Weight 1.8 - 5.12  kg  
SCL: 25.4 - 37.0  cm  
SCW: 21.2 - 28.8 cm

All the little green turtles were placed in separate tanks and warmed slowly.
Limited space coupled with turtles in good health found us searching for a solution.
The US Coast Guard from Fort Macon came to the rescue in February 2009
and escorted twelve sea turtles to the warm waters of the gulf stream.
MARCH
4.18 kg
33.5 cm
26.5 cm

Released:
4.8 kg
34.1 cm scl
27.4 cm scw

Released February 9, 2009
APRIL
1.88 kg
25.4 cm
21.2 cm

Released:
47.4
37.2
May 2010

 
Released April 20, 2010
MAY 2
4.9 kg
33.2 cm
25.6 cm

Released:
4.9 kg




Released February 9, 2009
JUNE
3.48 kg
29.9 cm
24.6 cm

Released:
4.8 kg
34.0 cm scl
26.6 cm scw
 
Released February 9, 2009
JULY
3.98 kg
31.0 cm
25.1 cm

Released:
4.4 kg
32.0 cm scl
25.7 cm scw
  
Released February 9, 2009
AUGUST
4.68 kg
33.5 cm
28.1 cm

Released:
5.5 kg
35.0 cm scl
28.8 cm scw

Released Februay 9, 2009
SEPTEMBER
3.16 kg
30.2 cm
24.8 cm

Died  12-20-08

OCTOBER
aka Prius
5.12 kg
37.0 cm
28.8 cm

 
Green?  Green & Loggerhead?  Green & Hawkbill?
NOVEMBER
4.6 kg
33.0 cm
27.8 cm

Released 9-16-09

DECEMBER
3.12 kg
28.8 cm
23.6 cm

Releasee 9-16-09

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