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Dash

Species: Green sea turtle
(Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: October 7, 2018
Stranding Location: Jensen Beach, FL

Initial Weight
:  Ibs.
Current Weight:  Ibs.

Issue: Fishhook
Current Condition: New patient

ADMISSION NOTE:

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.

PROGRESS KEY:

Sea_turtle_icon(green)This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.

PROGRESS NOTES:

10/17/2018 - Sea_turtle_icon(green) Dash was released on 10/15.

10/07/18 - New patient - The fishhook was removed