Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta)
Arrival Date: April 13, 2023
Stranding Location: St. Lucie Power Plant, FL
Admission Weight: 64.2 lbs.
Initial Condition: Debilitated, carapace wound
CC23-26 is a sub-adult loggerhead found at the St. Lucie Power Plant. CC23-26 has chronic debilitated turtle syndrome and a wound on the carapace. The cause of the wound is unknown. Current treatment includes TPN,fluids, wound vac therapy, and honey bandage.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
4/21/2023 - CC23-26 succumbed to his injuries and is no longer with us. A necropsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
4/14/2023 - New patient.