Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

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

Admission Weight: 7.40 kg.,16.28 lbs.
Current Weight: 11.5 kg, 25.3 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.


9/8/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Felix was successfully released on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

9/1/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Felix has been cleared for released.

8/25/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/18/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/11/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Felix is tumor free and ready to release!

8/4/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/28/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/21/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/14/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/7/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

6/30/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Dr. Barron performed surgery to remove a body tumor from plastron/carapace interface on Friday. Large incision site was left. Current treatment includes medihoney bandage and antibiotics. Tumor free!

6/23/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

6/16/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

6/9/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Unfortunately, another fp tumor has grown and Felix will be getting this new tumor surgically removed this week.

6/2/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

5/26/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

5/19/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

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.