Triston Jr.

Reason for Stranding

Patient History

Patient Injuries

Patient Treatments

Triston-JrStranded 9/22/2013

Triston Jr. is a post-hatchling hawksbill sea turtle. He was found in Isla Blanca park by a young man named Triston. Triston Jr. is missing several chunks of his flippers and has a few small wounds on his plastron (bottom shell). He was most likely nibbled on by a predator.  He is in ICU and is getting fluids and antibiotics to treat his injuries.

January 2014 Update: Triston Jr has been moved to rehabilitation tank 2 with other juvenile hawksbill sea turtles!

April 2014: Triston Jr has been moved to rehabilitation tank 7 with other juvenile hawksbill sea turtles!

Released 10/7/2014

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