Date Stranded: July 3, 2022
Date Released: August 7, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Hooked by fisherman at Boca Chica jetties in the channel

Patient History

17.9 lb non-FP juvenile green
epibiota: moderate barnacle and algae load on plastron

Patient Injuries

Small hook embedded in left front flipper, aside from that turtle is in good body condition

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids -took 3-view radiographs

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