Date Stranded: May 31, 2022
Date Released: July 18, 2022
Reason for Stranding
Stuck in the rocks at Boca Chica jetties channel side
7.2 lb non-FP juvenile green
– Current weight – 7.2 lbs
– Receiving medication, debridement and cold laser therapy every 3 day
– Minor wounds have all healed and turtle is eating very well
minor carapace abrasions, moderate plastron abrasions
-epibiota: multiple barnacles on carapace and plastron, minor load of algae -in-house PCV = 24%, TP = 3.4 g/dl, glucose = 149 -started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids -took 3-view radiographs
Ways to help Mars'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.
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