Rowdy is scheduled for a CT scan to determine extent of boat strike injuries.

Update 8-30-17

Rowdy is now in a full tank of water.  He is eating on his own and enjoys swimming to food held on a tong.  After eating he is often treated to a back rub.  He entertains visitors by floating around the surface of the tank on the current created by the filter out-take.

Rowdy headed to breakfast

Update 2-12-18

Rowdy continues to make progress!  picture below.


  • age / species: Juvenile Kemps Ridley
  • admittance date: 5-16-17 transfered from Virginia Beach Aquarium
  • cause: Boat strike
  • weight: 25 lbs

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