Baby sea turtles released into ocean

  • Loggerhead sea turtles swim in the Sargassum off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Coast Guard officials and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center released 311 loggerhead and 194 green sea turtle hatchlings into the Atlantic Ocean. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST

  • Melanie Stadler, a marine scientist with the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, releases a loggerhead turtle into the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. GREG LOVETT / THE PALM BEACH POST

  • Loggerhead sea turtles swim in the Sargassum off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Coast Guard officials and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center released 311 loggerhead and 194 green sea turtle hatchlings into the Atlantic Ocean. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST

  • Melanie Stadler, a marine scientist with the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, releases loggerhead turtles into the Atlantic Ocean with her colleague David Anderson on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST

  • Green sea turtles wait to be released into the ocean off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. 194 green sea turtle hatchlings were released into the Atlantic Ocean. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST

  • Marine turtle specialist David Anderson, back, watches his colleague Melanie Stadler, a marine scientist with the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, release loggerhead turtles with Coast Guard Chief marine science technician Canon Schider-Heisel, front, into the ocean off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. The crew released 311 loggerhead and 194 green sea turtle hatchlings into the Sargassum. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST

  • Melanie Stadler, a marine scientist with the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, grabs four green sea turtle hatchlings to release into the ocean off the coast of Boca Raton on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. GREG LOVETT / PALM BEACH POST