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PIER 2


KEMP'S RIDLEY

Lepidochelys kempi

Juvenile


ADMIT
October 8, 2009
RELEASED

Weight   kg  
SCL:  cm   cm
SCW:  cm  cm

THE STRANDING Caught on a line from a fishing pier, this little Kemp's Ridley swallowed a hook or hooks.
THE TREATMENT
Radiographs reveal two hooks. The turtle was sedated and the hooks were removed October 9th.

Pier 2 recovered quickly and is eating.
July 2010
Pier continues to recover.
                         
JAN 2011
Pier 2 is growing and healthy

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