Fishermen Finds Green Sea Turtle

Fishermen found a green sea turtle found floating at sea in Sipalay City around 7:30 a.m.. Monday while going ashore after fishing.

Fisherman Joey Lahaolahao, 39, married, of Campo Quino in Barangay 4, Sipalay City loaded the green turtle to his pumpboat after seeing it weak along with his brother and brought it to Sitio Pana-on, where he docked his pump boat.

He then reported it to their Purok President, Juliet Makilan who then informed police authorities.

It was learned that the turtle belongs to the Green Sea Turtle specie. It measures about 87 centimeters long and 83 centimeters wide and weighs 60 kilos, according to City Veterinarian, Dra. Rosalinda Paderog.

The Green Sea Turtle was turned over to DENR and Bantay Dagat of Sipalay City for proper disposition.*



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