Species: Green (Chelonia mydas)
(CM 23-100)

Arrival Date: July 3, 2023
Stranding Location: Deerfield Beach Pier, FL

Admission Weight: 1.94 kg., 32.1 lbs.
Current Weight: 1.94 kg., 32.1 lbs.

Initial Condition: Hook ingestion

Matcha is a juvenile green that was caught at Deerfield Beach Pier. The hook was located in the upper jaw and palate. Dr. Barron was able to remove the hook with sedation.


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.

7/14/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Matcha was successfully released on July 10, 2023.

7/7/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient.