Date Stranded: March 13, 2023
Date Released: May 1, 2023

Reason for Stranding

Captured by fisherman at the Isla Blanca jetties channel side.

Patient History

5.4 lb non-FP juvenile green.

Patient Injuries

Deep penetrating wound right side of plastron, severe wound left side of carapace, old mostly healed wound right side cranial carapace.

Patient Treatments

Started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, & Normosol. Administered meloxicam

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