Its Turtle Week!!

We are happy to share that a Turtle hatchling found and brought in by beach trap fishers was successfully released on the barrier reef by the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve (BCMR) staff. This Turtle hatchling was stranded on the far western side of Ambergris Caye, so this Little guy was a distance away from the reef (reef on the eastern side).

As part of our Turtle Monitoring Program, vital data was collected before its release.

Fisheries Department