Dub

Date Stranded: September 26, 2019

Reason for Stranding

Stuck in the rocks at the jetties

Patient History

Sea Turtle, Inc. intern Rachel found Dub stuck in the rocks at the Boca Chica jetties. Juvenile green sea turtles will often forage on the algae that grows along the rock face when the tides are high and end up stuck when the tide recedes.

Feb 2020- No longer receiving any medications or medical treatments. Each week, Dub gets a physical exam and an updated weight. Dub will be ready for release in March!
Jan 2020- Dub is doing well! Great energy and appetite. Just waiting for the deep plastron abrasion to heal.

Patient Injuries

There are minor scrapes on Dub’s shell but otherwise, no major injuries.

Patient Treatments

Date Stranded

Date Released

09/26/19

Spring 2020

reason for stranding: stuck in the rocks at the jettis

Patient History: Sea Turtle, Inc. intern Rachel found Dub stuck in the rocks at the Boca Chica jetties. Juvenile green sea turtles will often forage on the algae that grows along the rock face when the tides are high and end up stuck when the tide recedes.

Physical Injuries: There are minor scrapes on Dub’s shell but otherwise, no major injuries.

Treatments Given: Antibiotics, fluids & Vitamin B (to help increase appetite and energy)

Ways to help Dub's Recovery

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