Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date: March 27, 2023
Stranding Location: North Fort Pierce, FL

Admission Weight: 21 lbs.
Current Weight: 15.9 lbs.

Initial Condition: FP

CM23-19 is a juvenile green found near the North Fort Pierce Causeway with FP. Scheduling a CT scan to check for internal tumors. Current treatment is antibiotics and supportive care until surgery.


Sea_turtle_icon(green) Good Condition
Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Fair Condition
Sea_turtle_icon(red)Poor Condition

Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.

Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.

Patient is off all medications.


5/12/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Dr. Barron performed surgery to remove the fp body tumors. Felix is now tumor free. Treatment includes antibiotics and eye drops.

5/5/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

4/28/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Felix’s bloodwork needs to improve before the next surgery.

4/21/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Dr. Barron performed surgery on Wednesday to remove the left eye and remove tumors from the right eye and body. Treatment includes antibiotics and 5-FU eye drops. Felix will need more surgeries after some recovery time.

4/14/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

4/7/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)CT scan was clear. Bloodwork needs to improve before surgery can be performed. Current treatment is antibiotics and supportive care until surgery.

3/31/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient.