Sea Turtle Rescued After Getting Stuck in Fishing Net on Patong Beach

Patong –

A sea turtle has been rescued after it became stuck in a fishing net on Patong Beach.

Patong Lifeguards told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday afternoon (June 28th) they found the sea turtle which was still alive stuck in a fishing net. The sea turtle had been washed up on to Patong Beach.

They and beach operators helped to slowly remove the fishing net from the turtle. Wounds were not found on the turtle and it was still healthy. The turtle was released back to the sea.

There have been other recent sea turtle rescues lately, such as below.

A sea turtle has been rescued after getting stuck in a fishing net at a beach in the Thalang district.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.