Nitrox Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.157), admitted 5 March 2019, Illafushi, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 10.4kg / 43.7cm (on admittance);


Nitrox, was found in Illafushi (Baa Atoll) entangled with 2 other turtles in a drifting ghost net (discarded fishing gear).

She was admitted to our Centre on 5 March, suffering from front flipper lacerations and carapace abrasions. She is under treatment and we expect a full recovery.

Scapa rescue Olive Ridley turtle
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