SEAFDEC/AQD rescues 'Evelyn'
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An untagged green sea turtle which was named "Evelyn" was rescued by local residents and SEAFDEC/AQD last Thursday, 25 January 2018 along the coast of Sitio Dagongdong, Nanga, Guimbal, Iloilo. Mr. Andres Gernade, a local resident found the turtle trapped in a fish corral by the beach. It was then brought to SEAFDEC/AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station for checking and cleaning. The turtle, weighing around 10 kilos with shell size of 40 by 43 cm, is now safe and healthy. Later that afternoon, "Evelyn" was released back to the wild with tag number PH1023G. SEAFDEC/AQD rescued 10 turtles last year and "Evelyn" is the first for 2018.
SEAFDEC/AQD rescues 'Evelyn'. (2018, February 8). Panay News, p. 10.
- Panay News