Name: Captain Hook
Date admitted: June 25, 2021
Stranding location: Cape Canaveral
Status: In treatment
Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle was found struggling at the surface of the water in Cape Canaveral on June 25. A fisherman was trying to retrieve a ball of fishing line from the rocks and found that Captain Hook was attached. This sea turtle was wrapped in derelict fishing line and had a hook in the right side of their mouth. The puncture site had started to heal around the hook, which showed that they had been carrying it around for some time.