Tampa Bay Informer - Displaying items by tag: Cold stun

CMA staff and volunteers work to rehabilitate the rescued sea turtlesDuring the cold-snap that hit Florida in early January, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) took in and treated nearly 100 sea turtles suffering from a condition known as “cold stun.” In the course of two weeks, the CMA rescued more turtles than they had in the previous year.

Published in Pinellas County

CMA volunteers work to rehabilitate a rescued sea turtleThe mild waters off Florida’s sunny beaches are home to a variety of marine fauna, including our sea turtles, adapted to the sub-tropical climate. So when the recent cold snap hit, the sea turtles had trouble coping.

Published in Pinellas County