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Shamrock

Date Stranded: March 16, 2024
Date Released: April 8, 2024

Reason for Stranding

Found stuck in the rocks at the Mansfield jetties channel side.

Patient History

61.4 lb non-FP adult Kemp’s ridley

Patient Injuries

Minor abrasions on marginal scutes, minor bruising/abrasions on plastron, missing large portion of caudal end of shell from old wound.

Patient Treatments

In-house PCV = 33%, TP = 4.0 g/dl, glucose = 123, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, Normosol

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