Date Stranded: November 25, 2019

Reason for Stranding


Patient History

Visitors spotted Nickelback struggling to dive close to the jetties in Isla Blanca Park. Fishing line attached to the rocks entangled the turtle.

Patient Injuries

Nickelback has an old wound on the right front flipper but otherwise, no major wounds or abnormalities.

Patient Treatments

Antibiotics, fluids & Vitamin B (to help increase appetite and energy)

Ways to help NICKELBACK's Recovery


One of the three primary missions at Sea Turtle, Inc. is rehabilitation. We work hard to rescue and return every sea turtle back to the wild. Proceeds from this adoption will go directly to purchase needed medical supplies, veterinary exams, x-rays, food and general care for our rehab turtles.

Support Us

Sea Turtle, Inc. is dependent on donations to fund our mission; we do not receive any governmental support. Because Sea Turtle, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)(3), your contributions are tax deductible. We thank you for your support!

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