Loggerhead Sea Turtle #16-3477

Loggerhead Sea Turtle #16-3477
Nov 05 2016

A a male adult loggerhead sea turtle (180 lbs) was rescued by the Lee County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit after it received information that the turtle was seen floating near Cayo Costa and unable to submerge.  The sea turtle is currently doing well and is very alert with no signs of neurological damage being present.  It is believed to have brevitoxicosis (red tide). Release date pending.

Status Updates

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released - Dec 01 2016 3:22 pm

The loggerhead sea turtle was released in Naples, FL at Vanderbilt Beach. Click here to see the release http://bit.ly/2gN8qce