Stranding Date

Release Date

MMSC-16-101 Stranding: 10/28/16

Sea Turtle 16 101 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-101
  • Diagnosis: Power Plant incidental take
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 7.7 lbs./ Length: 31.2 cm.

MMSC-16-101 Release: 11/01/16

  • Transfer Weight: 7.7 lbs
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transfer Update: 16-101 transported via cargo plane (Castle Air) from ACY to Beaufort, NC on 10/30/16.
  • 16-101 was examined and evaluated by North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores veterinary staff and deemed to be releasable.
  • Released at Pine Knoll Shores, Carteret County, NC.

MMSC-16-092 Stranding: 9/26/16

Sea Turtle 16 092 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-092
  • Diagnosis: Lethargic, buoyancy issues
  • Species: Loggerhead Turtle
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 280 lbs./ Length: 99 cm.

MMSC-16-092 Transfer: 10/30/16

  • Transfer Weight: 299.4 lbs
  • Rescued from Avalon, Cape May County, NJ.
  • Transfer Update: 16-092 transported via cargo plane (Castle Air) from ACY to Beaufort, NC on 10/30/16.
  • 16-092 was taken to the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City, NC for further rehabilitation and eventually to be released.

MMSC-16-077 Stranding: 08/25/16

Sea Turtle 16 077 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-077
  • Diagnosis: Old vessel strike injury to carapace, limited range of motion in rear flippers
  • Species: Loggerhead Turtle
  • Age: Subadult
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 141 lbs./ Length: 79 cm.

MMSC-16-077 Transfer: 10/30/16

  • Transfer Weight: 145.4 lbs
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transfer Update: 16-077 transported via cargo plane (Castle Air) from ACY to Beaufort, NC on 10/30/16.
  • 16-077 will be evaluated by North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores veterinary staff so that it can be placed at an appropriate facility since it is not likely to be released as a result of its injuries.

MMSC-16-054 Stranding: 06/25/16

Sea Turtle 16 054 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-054
  • Diagnosis: Laceration to top of head
  • Species: Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 2.9 lb./ Length 19.4 cm.

MMSC-16-054 Release: 10/04/16

  • Release Weight: 3.88 lbs.
  • Rescued from Long Branch, Monmouth County, NJ.
  • Released by VAQS on 67th St. Beach in Virginia Beach, VA.

MMSC-16-043 Stranding: 05/04/16

Seal 16 043 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-043
  • Diagnosis: Swollen left rear flipper
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 54.8 lbs./Length: 42.5 in.

MMSC-16-043 Release: 06/20/16

Seal Release 16 043 850pw

  • Release Weight: 77.8 lbs.
  • Rescued in Barnegat Light, LBI, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-039 Stranding: 04/24/16

Seal 16 039 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-039
  • Diagnosis: Laceration on left front flipper, lethargic
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 50 lbs./Length: 42 in.

MMSC-16-039 Release: 06/20/16

Seal Release 16 039 850pw

  • Release Weight: 75.6 lbs.
  • Rescued in Highlands, Sandy Hook, Monmouth County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-038 Stranding: 04/23/16

Seal 16 038 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-038
  • Diagnosis: Shark bite to right side
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 47.8 lbs./Length: 39.5 in.

MMSC-16-038 Release: 06/20/16

Seal Release 16 038 850pw

  • Release Weight: 79.2 lbs.
  • Rescued in Avalon, Cape May County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-037 Stranding: 04/11/16

Seal 16 037 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-037
  • Diagnosis: Abscess on stomach
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 42.6 lbs./Length: - in.

MMSC-16-037 Release: 06/20/16

Seal Release 16 037 850pw

  • Release Weight: 79.7 lbs.
  • Rescued in Avalon, Cape May County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-035 Stranding: 04/09/16

Seal 16 035 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-035
  • Diagnosis: Eating sand, cuts and abrasions
  • Species: Harp Seal
  • Age: Yearling
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 66.2 lbs./Length: - in.

MMSC-16-035 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 035 850pw

  • Release Weight: 85.2 lbs.
  • Rescued in Spring Lake, Monmouth County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-032 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 032 850pw

  • Release Weight: 68.8 lbs.
  • Rescued in Brigantine, Atlantic County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-029 Stranding: 03/27/16

Seal 16 029 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-029
  • Diagnosis: Swelling in hip and rear flipper
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 47.8 lbs./Length: 34.5 in.

MMSC-16-029 Release: 06/20/16

Seal Release 16 029 850pw

  • Release Weight: 96.0 lbs.
  • Rescued in Brick, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-028 Stranding: 03/24/16

Seal 16 028 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-028
  • Diagnosis: Ocular discharge, coughing- congestion
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 52.8 lbs./Length: 42 in.

MMSC-16-028 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 028 850pw

  • Release Weight: 74.4 lbs.
  • Rescued in Seaside Heights, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-027 Stranding: 03/19/16

Seal 16 027 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-027
  • Diagnosis: Minor abrasions on chest, eating rocks
  • Species: Harp Seal
  • Age: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 140 lbs./Length: 60.5 in.

MMSC-16-027 Release: 05/02/16

Seal Release 16 027 850pw

  • Release Weight: 160 lb
  • Rescued in Lavallette, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-026 Stranding: 03/19/16

Seal 16 026 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-026
  • Diagnosis: Labored breathing, ocular discharge
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 53.6 lbs./Length; 42.5 in.

MMSC-16-026 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 026 850pw

  • Release Weight: 82.4 lbs.
  • Rescued in Seaside Park, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-025 Stranding: 03/19/16

Seal 16 025 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-025
  • Diagnosis: Abrasions on head and neck, nasal discharge
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 43.4 lbs./Length: 40 in.

MMSC-16-025 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 025 850pw

  • Release Weight: 83.6 lbs.
  • Rescued in Holgate, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-021 Stranding: 03/12/16

Seal 16 021 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-021
  • Diagnosis: Seal lice, minor wounds to body and flippers
  • Species: Harbor Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 38.8 lbs./Length: 39 in.

MMSC-16-021 Release: 05/23/16

Seal Release 16 021 850pw

  • Release Weight: 61.6 lbs.
  • Rescued in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-020 Stranding: 03/11/16

Seal 16 020 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-020
  • Diagnosis: Coughing- congestion
  • Species: Harbor Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 49.8 lbs./Length: 41 in.

MMSC-16-014 Stranding: 02/21/16

Seal 16 014 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-014
  • Diagnosis: Swollen jaw
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight 32.8 lb./ Length 35.75 in.

MMSC-16-014 Release: 04/11/16

Seal Release 16 014 850pw

  • Release Weight: 69.4 lb
  • Rescued in Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-013 Stranding: 02/21/16

Seal 16 013 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-013
  • Diagnosis: Underweight, discharge from both eyes
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 33.0 lb./ Length 37.5 in.

MMSC-16-013 Release: 04/11/16

Seal Release 16 013 850pw

  • Release Weight: 67.6 lb
  • Rescued in Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-012 Stranding: 02/20/16

Seal 16 012 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-012
  • Diagnosis: Dehydrated, lethargic
  • Species: Harp Seal
  • Age: Yearling
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 64.8 lb./ Length 45 in.

MMSC-16-012 Release: 05/02/16

Seal Release 16 012 850pw

  • Release Weight: 91.2 lb
  • Rescued in South Amboy, Middlesex County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-011 Stranding: 02/19/16

Seal 16 011 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-011
  • Diagnosis: Lethargic, coughing
  • Species: Harbor Seal
  • Age: Yearling
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 51.4 lbs./ Length 40 in.

MMSC-16-010 Stranding: 02/18/16

Seal 16 010 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-16-010
  • Diagnosis: Lethargic, underweight
  • Species: Grey Seal
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Male
  • Weight 34.4 lbs./ 38 in.

MMSC-16-010 Release: 04/11/16

Seal Release 16 010 850pw

  • Release Weight: 60.4 lb
  • Rescued in Sea Isle City, Cape May County, NJ.
  • Released at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, NJ.

MMSC-16-006 Release: 03/28/16

Seal Release 16 006 850pw

  • Release Weight: 66.8 lbs.
  • Rescued in Highlands (Sandy Hook), Monmouth County, NJ.
  • Released at Brigantine, Atlantic County, NJ.

MMSC-15-162 Stranding: 11/27/15

Sea Turtle 15 161 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-161
  • Diagnosis: Cold stun, stuck in mud.
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 4.15 lb./ Length 25.2 cm.

MMSC-15-162 Release: 11/30/15

  • Transfer Weight: 4.15 lbs.
  • Rescued from Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge, Galloway Township, Atlantic County, NJ.
  • Transferred to NAIB for further rehabilitation 11/30/15.

MMSC-15-161 Stranding: 11/14/15

Sea Turtle 15 162 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-162
  • Diagnosis: Cold stun, prop cut to carapace.
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 4.7 lb./ Length 22.4 cm.

MMSC-15-161 Transfer: 11/18/15

  • Transfer Weight: 4.7 lbs.
  • Rescued in Ship Bottom, LBI, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transferred to NAIB for further rehabilitation 11/18/15.

MMSC-15-155 Stranding: 10/27/15

Sea Turtle 15 155 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-155
  • Diagnosis: No obvious injuries or illness
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 6.1 lb./ Length 28.0 cm.

MMSC-15-155 Release: 11/02/15

Sea Turtle Release 15 155 850pw

  • Transfer Weight: 6.1 lbs.
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transported to VAQS for release on 11/02/15.

MMSC-15-153 Stranding: 10/22/15

Sea Turtle 15 153 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-153
  • Diagnosis: Some bruising on plastron and a minor crack in the carapace
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 4.8 lb./ Length 25.5 cm.

MMSC-15-153 Transfer: 10/25/15

  • Transfer Weight: 4.8 lbs.
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transferred to VAQS for rehabilitation 10/25/15.

MMSC-15-147 Stranding: 10/04/15

Sea Turtle 15 147 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-147
  • Diagnosis: No obvious injuries or illness
  • Species: Green Sea Turtle
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 4.3 lb./ Length 24.7 cm.

MMSC-15-147 Release: 10/11/15

  • Release Weight: 4.2 lbs.
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transported and released by VAQS on 10/11/15.

MMSC-15-145 Stranding: 10/02/15

Sea Turtle 15 145 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-145
  • Diagnosis: Minor bruises
  • Species: Kemp's Ridley
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 4 lb. 14 oz./ Length 25 cm.

MMSC-15-145 Release: 10/11/15

  • Release Weight: 4.7 lbs.
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transported and released by VAQS on 10/11/15.

MMSC-15-132 Stranding: 09/12/15

Sea Turtle 15 132 850pw

  • Field Number: MMSC-15-132
  • Diagnosis: Minor scrapes and bruises to carapace
  • Species: Kemp's Ridley
  • Age: Juvenile
  • Sex: Unknown
  • Weight 8 lbs. 4 oz./ Length 29.5 cm.

MMSC-15-132 Transfer: 09/21/15

  • Transfer Weight: 8.4 lbs.
  • Rescued from Oyster Creek Generating Station, Forked River, Ocean County, NJ.
  • Transported to NAIB on 9/21/15 for further rehab.