Silver Surfer's Story

Silver Surfer was rescued from Fort Lauderdale, FL, after being found in the FPL Port Everglades Power Plant intake canal. She was lethargic and had brusing on her flippers. 

Close up of a green sea turtle laying on a treatment table.

Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~3-5 yrs)

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Concern: Lethargic

Status: Released

Weight: 2.35 kg 5.1 lbs


2019-Dec-02 Released
2019-Nov-22 Veterinarian cleared for release
2019-Nov-22 X-ray shows no internal hooks.
2019-Nov-21 Passed fishing line.
2019-Nov-19 Rescued from the FPL Port Evergaldes Power Plant in Fort Lauderdale, FL. No apparent injuries.