Ridley Sea Turtle rescued from a tangle of fishing line by Dive Experience in November 2011
The sea turtle was trapped in tangled fishing line, weighted down by part of a wooden pallet and rescued by divers Don Black and Michelle Pugh.
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The Ridley turtle in the sea, covered with fishing line
Turtle on boat after lines have been cut free
The ridley sea turtle was turned over to the National Park Service and Coral World on St. Thomas, we he was rehabilitated and returned to the sea.
This was the fish net and pallet that was removed from the turtle