The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: 2/12/17

Species: Green

Weight: 12 lbs

Location: Marathon

Reason: FP, Entanglement, Emaciated

BIO: Found entangled in braided fishing line and tethered to a mangrove root in Vaca Cut, Marathon, FL. Brought by boat to Captain Hook’s Marina.

The turtle was named after Ashlynne that used to work at Captain Hook’s Marina. She left to attend college to become a marine biologist so she could help save sea turtles.

UPDATED: 4/24/17 Had surgery to remove the tumors from my eyes.

UPDATED: 7/20/17 Deceased due to internal tumors.