Maarikilu JuvenilesRescue Turtle

Juvenile Green turtles, found 7 August 2015, Maarikilu, Baa Atoll, Maldives


Turtle names: Maarikilu Hatchlings

Admission date: 07/08/2015

Location: Maarikilu, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Admission note: The 13 Green turtle hatchlings were brought to Landaa Giraavaru with several bites on their bodies and tails. Some had eye infections and necrotic tissue around their cloacas. They ranged in SCL from 6.9 – 11. 1 cm and weighed between 56 – 234 g.

Updates: 29/08 – 30/09/2015: Eight of the 13 hatchlings could be released. They spent between 23 to 55 days at LG. The release locations were Dhonfan and Funadhoo in Baa Atoll.