Sea Turtle Stuck in Fishing Net Rescued on Beach in Patong

Patong –

A sea turtle stuck in some fishing nets was rescued on a beach in Patong on Thursday (June 13th).

The head of the Patong lifeguards Mr. Somprasong Sangchart told the Phuket Express that in the morning they found a sea turtle stuck in a fishing net on Kalim Beach. They helped to remove the fishing net from the sea turtle.

They then called the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR). Some wounds were found on the turtle. It was taken to the Marine and Coastal Resources Center (Upper Andaman Sea) for medical treatment.

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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 five 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.