Little Grayson

Little Grayson

Little Grayson

Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: December 29, 2022
Stranding Location: Jensen Beach, FL

Admission Weight:
40.5 lbs.
Current Weight: 40.5 lbs.

Initial Condition: Floating

Little Grayson is a juvenile found floating and unable to dive near Jenson Beach by some boaters. Radiographs indicate pneumonia.

PROGRESS KEY:

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.

PROGRESS NOTES:

1/24/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

1/20/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)CT scan is scheduled for Wednesday Jan 25 to determine cause of buoyancy. Having physical therapy in deep water during the day but not strong enough be in a full tank all day.

1/13/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Treatment includes antibiotics and a weight on her carapace to counterbalance the floating.

12/29/2022 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient.