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Squall

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Released off of Amelia Island.

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Species: Loggerhead
Life Stage: Sub-Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2011-10-17 00:00:00
Release Location: Amelia Island
Last Location: 2013-10-05 02:44:25

Background

Species : Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Latin Name: Caretta caretta
Age : Adult
Gender : Female
Weight : 169.6 lbs / 77.1 kg
Found : Jacksonville, FL
Arrived : June 16, 2011
Rescued by : Georgia Bulldog Research Vessel

Exam Findings:
Old amputation of right front flipper with exposed bone on right front flipper.
Large wound on skin above flipper with two wounds on plastron (bottom shell.
Laying eggs in tank. Wound on conjunctiva of both eyes

Where did my name come from?
I spent the night on the bulldog during a “Squall.” The crew decided that would make a great name.


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