Raphaela Rescue Turtle

(RB.LO.080) Female Olive Ridley turtle, found 13 January 2016, Coco Palm Dhoni Kolhu, Baa Atoll


Turtle name: Raphaela

Admission date: 13/01/2016

Location: Coco Palm Dhoni Kolhu, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Admission note: Female Olive Ridley turtle (SCL: 63.7 cm, Weight: 27.1 kg), LFF partially missing – most likely due to a shark bite, barnacles on skin around neck and flippers, weak, plastron damaged and signs of internal bleeding.

Updates: 15/01/2016 – Died

As featured on: Great Blue Wild (Maldives, episode 7)