Sharkie

Date Stranded: April 30, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Possible predator attack

Patient History

4.9 lb non-FP juvenile green, found in the tide line just north of county access 6 on SPI

Patient Injuries

minor abrasions on carapace/plastron from possible predator attack, minor abrasion on right eye

Patient Treatments

-in-house PCV = 26%, TP = 4.4 g/dl, glucose = 113 -started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids -took 3-view radiographs -Dry-docked last night, placed in shallow freshwater, very active, started eating trial diet
Sharkbait Patient | Sea Turtle Inc

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