Ranot | Found a green turtle on the beach at Tambon Pak Trae. Found external parasites on both front paddle blades.

On February 7, 2023, the staff of the Rare Marine Animals Group were informed by the Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center, Lower Gulf of Thailand (SVAT) by Mr. Prasert Nuiad, a villager in the area. find a sea turtle alive Beach area in Pak Trae Sub-District, Ranot District, Songkhla Province

staff and vets inspected Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), sex unknown, carapace length 59 cm., width 54 cm., weight 20.5 kg.

He is very weak and dehydrated. External parasites were found on both sides of the front oars and no wounds were found, so they were taken to the SWAT for a thorough diagnosis, treatment and recovery. before releasing it back to nature

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