Trapped Marine Turtle Rescued for Treatment

April 29, 2017 at 7:00 o’clock in the morning, a certain Federico Soberano Sr., fisher folks of Brgy. Tan Pael, Tigbauan, Iloilo discovered that an olive ridley turtle was trapped on his gill net and upon his arrival on the shore they immediately reported the incident to the persons concerned on the implementation of R.A 9147, proceeding on the scene are the members of Tigbauan-PNP and the wildlife enforcement Officer of the LGU-Tigbauan, the turtle measures; 67cm in width, 89cm in lenght and appro.15kilos in weight, upon assessment the turtle were found no injury and capable in swimming back to the sea upon its release in the presence of Punong Barangay Ferdinand Torrato.

April 5, 2017 Brgy. Tanod Manuel Altura Jr. of Brgy. Baguingin, Tigbauan, Iloilo informed the MDRRM Office that at 12:45 in the afternoon Mr. Rogelio Sanchez a fisher folk of the said barangay spotted an Olive Ridley turtle in the shore, the turtle measures 62cm width, 82cm in lenght and 15 kilos in weight, proceeded on the scene together with the Tigbauan MDRRM responders and were able to rescue the turtle and brought to SEAFDEC (Fishworld) for treatment and for proper disposition.

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