Maui's Story

Maui was rescued by biologists at Inwater Research Group from the St. Lucie Powerplant with severe lacerations on right front and rear flippers from a predator attack.

Close up of a loggerhead sea turtle.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Age: Adult (25+ yrs)

Location: St. Lucie, FL
Concern: Predator Attack
Status: Released
Weight: 145.8 kg 320.76 lbs

Tracking Maui


2021-Apr-13 Released in Boca Raton, FL.
2021-Apr-10 Wounds fully healed. Ready for release.
2021-Mar-29 Finished course of medications. Wounds healing well.
2021-Mar-22 Eating well. Wounds healing well. Continue supportive medications.
2021-Mar-15 Raised water level. Started to eat.
2021-Mar-12 Veterinarian performed additional wound care to flippers. 


Rescued from St Lucie, FL with predator attack wounds to front and rear flippers on the right side. Wounds care performed and supportive medications started. In shallow water.