Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date: December 18, 2022
Stranding Location: St. Lucie Power Plant, FL

Admission Weight: 7.92 lbs.
Current Weight: 7.88 lbs.

Initial Condition: Lesions

Linnea is a juvenile green found at the St. Lucie power plant with carapace and head lesions.Currently positive for GI parasite. Treatment includes medihoney bandage and antibiotics.


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.


2/8/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Linnea was successfully released on February 9 from Jensen Beach.

2/5/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

1/24/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

1/20/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Currently positive for GI parasite.Treatment includes wound debridement, silver sulfadiazine cream, antiparasitics and antibiotics. We will recheck a fecal sample for the parasite in a month. Linnea will be quarantined until the fecal sample is negative.

1/13/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Linnea will be quarantined until the fecal sample is negative.

12/28/2022 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient.