Date Stranded: August 1, 2023
Date Released: August 22, 2023

Reason for Stranding

Hooked by fisherman Boca Chica jetties channel side.

Patient History

24.2 lb non-FP juvenile green.

Patient Injuries

Small hook site wounds, no other obvious injuries.

Patient Treatments

In-house PCV = 37%, TP = 5.4g/dl, glucose = 82, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, Meloxicam, Vit C, and Normosol.

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