Captian Hook

Captain Hook   Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Arrival Date: December 31, 2022 Stranding Location: Lantana, FL Admission Weight: 15.84 lbs. Current Weight: 16.46 lbs. Initial Condition: Entanglement Captain Hook is a juvenile green that found in Lantana, FL entangled in fishing line. Radiographs indicated a hook had been ingested and stuck in the esophagus.…

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Bailey

Bailey   Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Arrival Date: December 30, 2022 Stranding Location: Stuart, FL Admission Weight: 6.7 lbs. Current Weight: 6.7 lbs. Initial Condition: Floating Bailey is a juvenile found floating near Sandsprit Park in Stuart. Radiographs indicate gas present in the GI tract. PROGRESS KEY: Good Condition Fair Condition Poor Condition Patient…

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Little Grayson

Little Grayson Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Arrival Date: December 29, 2022 Stranding Location: Jensen Beach, FL Admission Weight: 40.5 lbs. Current Weight: 40.5 lbs. Initial Condition: Floating Little Grayson is a juvenile found floating and unable to dive near Jenson Beach by some boaters. Radiographs indicate pneumonia. PROGRESS KEY: Good Condition Fair Condition Poor Condition…

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Rocky

Rocky   Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta) Arrival Date: December 29, 2022 Stranding Location: Hutchinson Island, FL Initial Weight: 220 lbs. Current Weight: Initial Condition: Floating Rocky is an adult female loggerhead found floating off of North Hutchinson Island, Fl. Radiographs indicate pneumonia. PROGRESS KEY: Good Condition Fair Condition Poor Condition Patient requires continued…

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Sternomastoid (Sterno)

Sternomastoid (Sterno)   Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta) Arrival Date: December 17, 2022 Stranding Location: (Transferred from Virginia Aquarium) Initial Weight: 102.96 lbs. Current Weight: 105.16 lbs. Initial Condition: Cold stunned Sterno is a subadult loggerhead transferred from Virginia Aquarium that was cold-stunned. Currently has pneumonia and is being treated with antibiotics. PROGRESS KEY:…

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Nemo

Nemo   Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta) Arrival Date: December 20, 2022 Stranding Location: St. Lucie Power Plant Initial Weight: 217 lbs. Current Weight: 206.91 lbs. Initial Condition: Unintentional boat strike Nemo is an adult male found floating in the St. Lucie power plant with a prop strike on the right front flipper. Dr.…

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Mylohyoid (Mylo)

Mylohyoid (Mylo)   Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta) Arrival Date: December 17, 2022 Stranding Location: (Transfer from Virginia Aquarium) Initial Weight: 65.3 lbs. Current Weight: 63.16 lbs. Initial Condition: Cold stunned Mylo is a subadult loggerhead transferred from Virginia Aquarium that was cold-stunned. Currently has pneumonia and is being treated with antibiotics. PROGRESS KEY:…

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Rhomboideus (Rhombo)

Rhomboideus (Rhombo)   Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta) Arrival Date: December 17, 2022 Stranding Location: (Transfer from Virginia Aquarium) Initial Weight: 101.64 lbs. Current Weight: 101.64 lbs. Initial Condition: Cold stunned Rhombo is a subadult loggerhead transferred from Virginia Aquarium that was cold-stunned. Currently has pneumonia and is being treated with antibiotics. PROGRESS KEY:…

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Linnea

Linnea   Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Arrival Date: December 18, 2022 Stranding Location: St. Lucie Power Plant, FL Admission Weight: 7.92 lbs. Current Weight: 7.88 lbs. Initial Condition: Lesions Linnea is a juvenile green found at the St. Lucie power plant with carapace and head lesions.Currently positive for GI parasite. Treatment includes medihoney bandage…

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Smalls

Smalls   Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Arrival Date: October 12, 2022 Stranding Location: Jensen Beach, FL Admission Weight: 5.9 lbs. Current Weight: 4.5 lbs. Initial Condition: Emaciated, Pneumonia, Cyst Smalls is a juvenile green sea turtle found near Jensen Beach. Smalls came to LMC very lethargic/depressed and in extreme emaciated body condition (very thin).…

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