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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Adult female with FP

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

July 25, 2014

Description

This is our frequent basker we named "Bubbles", who is somehow still alive... She is one of about a dozen FP honu we're monitoring.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

stranding with shark bites and fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

November 19, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

November 13, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fibropapillomatosis and partial flipper amputation

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

fibropapillomatosis and entangled (it took me ~15 minutes to get all of the line off, as it was totally wrapped all around the tumors, head and flippers)

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

October 15, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

May 14, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

May 14, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

fibropapillomatosis
*pic taken during our transect by Alysha Nichols-Sparkman

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

February 27, 2014

Description

fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

February 27, 2014

Description

fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

February 19, 2014

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

severe case of fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

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sandycmaui

Date

October 16, 2013

Description

severe case of fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

August 21, 2013

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

severe case of fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

July 23, 2012

Description

Severe case of fibropapillomatosis

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

May 1, 2011

Description

Serious case of fibropapillomatosis

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

May 28, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Just a reminder: please do not harass sea turtles (or any other critters for that matter)!

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sandycmaui

Date

October 10, 2010

Description

This is "OneDee", a turtle that was tagged post-nesting on the Island of Hawai'i and otherwise lives off Maui. Each flipper gets a tag, and this turtle's tags read "1D64-67".

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

May 4, 2010

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This is " 'Oli", and it is the smallest hawksbill I've ever seen...

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sandycmaui

Date

October 10, 2010

Description

We named this female Hawaiian hawksbill "Rocket Girl" because of how the scale patterns on the top of her head resemble a rocket...

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sandycmaui

Date

April 18, 2010

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Description

We named this small Hawaiian hawksbill "Squiggles" because of the interesting scale line on its head.

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sandycmaui

Date

October 12, 2000

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This was the 2nd Hawaiian hawksbill I found after I started doing my in-water research project in 2000. :)

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

July 17, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

We watched this Hawaiian green turtle surface very close to shore, but it definitely couldn't see us due to it's tumor load on its head.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

December 19, 2009

Place

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Description

This stranded Hawaiian green turtle was actually still alive, but so loaded with tumors that she had to be euthanized.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

May 1, 2011

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Description

This juvenile Hawaiian green turtle has a huge fibropapilloma tumor covering the whole right side of its neck.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

April 9, 2011

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Description

This Hawaiian green turtle is developing a small tumor on its neck, but otherwise appears healthy.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

February 19, 2011

Place

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Description

This Hawaiian green turtle had similar FP tumors on its eyes and neck on both the right and left sides of its body. This pic shows an additional large tumor on its right "shoulder". See the previous pic for the view of the left side.
This turtle was being cleaned by kole.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

February 19, 2011

Place

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Description

This Hawaiian green turtle had similar FP tumors on its eyes and neck on both the right and left sides of its body. See the next pic for the view of the right side.

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

June 13, 2010

Place

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Description

This juvenile Hawaiian green turtle's fibropapilloma tumor over its eye hindered its abilities to see my approach, so it was probably an easy meal for sharks...

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sandycmaui

Date

June 12, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This male Hawaiian green turtle's vision is affected by the fibropapilloma tumors, and he's getting skinny.

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