Reason for stranding: Stuck in the rocks at the jettis
Patient History: Sea Turtle, Inc. intern Emma found Brisket stuck in the rocks at the Boca Chica jetties. Juvenile green sea turtles will often forage on the algae that grows along the rock face when the tides are high and end up stuck when the tide recedes.
Physical Injuries: There are minor scrapes on Brisket’s shell but otherwise, no major injuries.
Treatments Given: Antibiotics, fluids & Vitamin B (to help increase appetite and energy)