This female turtle stranded 10-06-18 three miles off Hatteras Inlet due to severe entanglement in ghost net.  The turtle was found by the crew of the “Stormy Petrel”. The crew was able to free her from the net. Then the crew and passengers were able to get her aboard and bring her ashore. She has severe wounds to her neck and front flippers.

 

  • age / species: Adult Loggerhead
  • admittance date: 10-6-18 Hatteras Inlet
  • cause: Caught in ghost net
  • weight: 190 lbs

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