A project of Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn.
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Life Stage: Juvenile
Release Date: 2016-10-13 09:00:00
Release Location: Gulf of Naples
Last Location: 2017-02-21 22:09:59
This turtles was rescued with obvious difficulties to dive. Upon arrival at the rescue center a Columbus crab was detected near the tail and removed. A thorough health screening at the rescue center revealed no health problems aside from the fact that the turtle defecated some plastic material. After it commenced to feed and defecate regularly it was released again after one month at the rescue center.