Date Stranded: May 14, 2022
Date Released: June 9, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Stuck in the rocks at Boca Chica jetties channel side

Patient History

11.4 lb non-FP juvenile green

Update: 6/1
– Current weight – 11.6 lbs
– Receiving medication every 3 days Ceftazidime, Vit B complex and Normosol
– Minor wounds have all healed and turtle is eating very well

Patient Injuries

minor plastron abrasions
mentation: alert/active

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids -took 3-view radiographs -dry-docked overnight and placed in shallow freshwater this morning
Patient Acorn | Sea Turtle Inc

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