Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: April 12, 2020
Stranding Location: Jupiter, FL

Initial Weight
: 6.47 lbs.
Current Weight: 6.47 lbs.

Issue: Chronic Debilitation

Lola is a juvenile green sea turtle patient that was found in a canal in Jupiter with a heavy epibiota load on its carapace . The turtle arrived lethargic and in poor health overall due to chronic debilitation. Lola will receive antibiotics and be monitored closely by hospital staff as it is being treated.


Sea_turtle_icon(green) This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.


06/19/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola was successfully released this week. View video from the release here >

06/11/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count remains normal off of medications and the turtle is scheduled to be tagged in preparation for release.

06/05/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count remains normal and medications have been discontinued.

05/28/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count remains normal and she is progressing well.

05/22/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count is remaining normal.

05/26/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count is remaining normal.

05/15/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count is now normal and the turtle is responding well to treatment.

05/08/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Lola's white cell count has gone up, so a new antibiotic was added.

05/01/2020 - New Patient