Species: Green sea turtle
Arrival Date: October 7, 2018
Stranding Location: Jensen Beach, FL
Initial Weight: Ibs.
Current Weight: Ibs.
Current Condition: New patient
Dash is a juvenile green sea turtle that was hooked in the mouth by a recreational fisherman in Jensen Beach. The hook was removed upon arrival and radiographs revealed no other hooks internally. The turtle had no lasting damage from the hook.
This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.
There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.
More details to follow.
10/17/2018 - Dash was released on 10/15.
10/07/18 - New patient - The fishhook was removed