Freddy

Species: Green Sea Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: October 20, 2015
Stranding Location: Singer Island, FL

Initial Weight
: .31 lbs.
Current Weight: .50 lbs.

Issue: Washback
Current Condition: Improving

ADMISSION NOTE:

Freddy was found by the southeast jetty on Singer Island. This turtle is a wash back since the turtle made it to the weed line but was pushed back onto shore due to strong eastern winds. The turtle is missing the left front flipper due to an old healed injury. We will closely monitor this juvenile.

PROGRESS NOTES:

12/17/2015 – Freddy was released offshore.

11/30/2015 – Freddy is doing well and will likely be released offshore next week.

11/9/2015 – Freddy is doing very well and has a tremendous appetite.  The turtle has been taken off antibiotics.

10/26/2015 – Freddy was found by the southeast jetty on Singer Island. This turtle is a wash back since the turtle made it to the weed line but was pushed back onto shore due to strong eastern winds. The turtle is missing the left front flipper due to an old healed injury. We will closely monitor this juvenile.

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