A project of The Aquarium at Moody Gardens in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.
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'Atlas', a 362 pound adult male loggerhead sea turtle was released 20 miles off Galveston Island, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, 14 July 2011. He had been cared for by staff at the Moody Gardens Aquarium in Galveston for the past 7 years.
Moody Gardens, Inc. - Galveston, Texas
NOAA Sea Turtle Lab - Galveston, Texas
Texas A&M University at Galveston
US Coast Guard - Galveston and Port Arthur, Texas