Rehabilitated Kemp’s Ridley Release

June 24, 2014 | 2:46 pm

Rehabilitated Kemp’s Ridley Release

VIRGINIA AQUARIUM MEDIA ADVISORY
WHAT:
The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team will release a rehabilitated Kemp’s ridley sea turtle.
WHO:
“Shredder” was accidentally hooked by a recreational fisherman off the Little Island Fishing Pier in Sandbridge on May 23. Although the hook was removed at the Aquarium’s Marine Anima... Read More

Farewell to Hermes!

June 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Farewell to Hermes!

(Virginia Beach, VA) – Last Friday, members of the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team released a loggerhead sea turtle off the coast by boat. Its name and special transmitter is what makes this release unique.
After several days of reports at different locations near Lynnhaven Inlet, this loggerhead sea turtle stranded in Virgi... Read More