Bodu Huraa Hatchlings
Green Turtle Hatchlings, CM.N033.124 to 125, hatched October 2017, Bodu Huraa, Maldives
124 – Deeko – 85g / 7.6cm (admission); 272g / 11.3cm (Dec); 1.2kg / 19.0cm (Mar); RELEASED. 125 – Naiko – 94g / 8.3cm (admission); 300g / 11.9cm (Dec); 1.3kg / 19.9cm (Mar); These small Green Turtle hatchlings were found on the beach at Buda Huraa after a stormy night. Tired from struggling with the sea currents, they were brought to us on 22 October and admitted into our Head Start Programme, where we will grow them on to the target 30cm length before release.
Turtle Growth graph – increase in weight (grams) over time