Sea Turtle Release

Filed under: Roanoke Island by roanokeisland on Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island released six juvenile green sea turtles on June 20.DSC_0564 The turtles had been treated for cold-stunning last winter and were now ready to be returned to the sea. One turtle was  equipped with a satellite tag to track its movements after its release. Information collected by the tag is accessible online so people can see where and how far the turtle travels. A celebrative audience joined the Aquarium staff on a Frisco beach for the release of the turtles.