Species: Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Sea Turtle)
Arrival Date: May 24, 2021
Stranding Location: Stuart, FL
Initial Weight: 77.8 lbs.
Current Weight: 94 lbs.
Issue: Chronic Debilitation
Eau-lympia is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found floating in a marina in Stuart. The turtle is underweight and in poor health overall due to chronic debilitation. Eau-lympia will receive treatment and be closely monitored by hospital staff with routine diagnostics.
Eau-livia is named for Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. With a name like Eau
(pronounced "O" - French for water) and the Atlantic on their doorstep, Eau
Palm Beach Resort & Spa is committed to ocean conservation and has
dedicated their support to further LMC's mission. Thank you, Eau Palm Beach,
for your generous support.
The turtle requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the turtle's treatment.
The turtle is off all medications.
08/30/2021 - Eua-lympia was successfully released from Loggerhead park on August 24, 2021.
08/09/2021 - Eau-lympia is making excellent progress and is close to being medically cleared for release. The patient’s anemia has been successfully treated and the turtle’s prognosis is excellent.
07/02/2021 - Eau-lympia has make good progress and the turtle’s total parenteral nutrition and nebulization have been discontinued. Eua-lympia continues to gain weight and is becoming more active. The turtle’s prognosis is excellent.
06/04/2021 - New patient.