Nozzle

Date Stranded: July 18, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Stuck in the rocks at Boca Chica jetties channel side

Patient History

5.6 lb non-FP juvenile green –

Patient Injuries

Minor plastron abrasions
Epibiota: moderate load of small barnacles on soft skin areas including neck and all 4 flippers

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids -took 3-view radiographs -dry-docked overnight, placed in shallow freshwater, swimming well -fecal positive for Caryospora (will start on Ponazuril PO once turtle starts eating)

Ways to help Nozzle's Recovery

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