Date Stranded: June 27, 2023
Date Released: October 13, 2023

Reason for Stranding

1st & 2nd time found stuck in the rocks at the Boca Chica jetties beach side.

Patient History

First date stranded 5/5/23 & Date released 5/25/23. Initial weight 4.4 lb non-FP juvenile green.
Second date stranded 7/27/23. Initial weight 4.7 lb non-FP juvenile green.

Patient Injuries

1st stranding: Moderate plastron abrasions, missing small pieces of flippers.
2nd stranding: Moderate abrasions on carapace and plastron, missing pieces of both rear flippers.

Patient Treatments

1st stranding: In-house PCV = 29%, TP = 2.6 g/dl, glucose = 141, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, & Normosol. Administered meloxicam. 2nd stranding: In-house PCV = 32%, TP = 4.0 g/dl, glucose = 122, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, Normosol.

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