Owa

Date Stranded: November 3, 2020

Reason for Stranding

Entanglement

Patient History

Turtle was spotted by visitors on the Isla Blanca jetties struggling to dive; Rehab Specialist Chris was able to retrieve the turtle and cut the fishing line

Patient Injuries

Entangled in braided fishing line around both front flippers (constriction sites visible on both flippers), presence of FP tumors

Patient Treatments

Pending lab results to pursue appropriate treatment

Ways to help Owa's Recovery

Adopt Owa

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