Species: Green turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: August 24, 2023
Stranding Location: St. Lucie, FL
Admission Weight: 9.2 kg., 20.24 lbs.
Current Weight: 8.54 kg., 18.78 Ibs.
Initial Condition: Entangled
Kylo Ren is a juvenile green caught at Deerfield pier. No hook was present at admission. Kylo Ren had a hook wound located in the corner of the mouth. Current treatment is antibiotics and pain medication.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
9/22/2023 - Kylo Ren was successfully released on September 21, 2023.
9/15/2023 - Wound is improving. Current treatment is antibiotics, pain medication and weekly wound check.
8/25/2023 - New patient