Cove

Date Stranded: November 20, 2021

Reason for Stranding

Floating Found By Boater

Patient History

11.0 lb juvenile FP green
-found by a boat captain floating near Barracuda Cove

Patient Injuries

FP in both eyes but both parts of both corneas are visible (hard to tell in the photos), looks like a possible old boat strike on the caudal end of the carapace (healed)
-moderate barnacle & algae load, marine leech eggs, and adult marine leeches

Patient Treatments

Cove has anemia, so we will treat with Iron injections weekly -started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids

Ways to help Cove's Recovery

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