Date Stranded: December 10, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Found at the base of the dunes near the Isla Blanca jetties

Patient History

-4.8 lb non-FP juvenile green

Patient Injuries

minor plastron/carapace abrasions
epibiota: minor algae load, afew barnacles

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, & Normosol -took 3-view radiographs -dry-docked overnight, will place in freshwater this afternoon

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