Bullet

Date Stranded: November 12, 2021

Reason for Stranding

Entanglement

Patient History

-33.5 lb juvenile FP green
-caught by Captain Murphy’s fishing charter – superficially hooked in shoulder above left front flipper near the Isla Blanca jetties

Patient Injuries

FP present in both eyes (left eye completely obstructed; right cornea is visible but FP encroaching around edge of cornea), neck tumor bigger than a softball, handful of larger tumors on front flippers, not many tumors in inguinal area
-epibiota: few barnacles, marine leeches and marine leech eggs
-in-house blood work within normal limits

Patient Treatments

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