Date Stranded: April 3, 2021
Date Released: September 7, 2021

Reason for Stranding


Patient History

-6.6 lb non-FP green
-found washed up near Barracuda Cove (Boca Chica)

Patient Injuries

-physical exam: 2 injuries to the carapace (possible boat strikes)

Patient Treatments

in-house blood work showed low blood sugar, but other parameters were within normal limits -started on Ceftazidime (antibiotic), Vit B (appetite/energy) & gave a dose of Dextrose (fluids) due to hypoglycemia -also administered Meloxicam (for pain and inflammation)

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