Officer Green

Officer Green

Officer Green(web)


Species: Green turtle (Chelonia mydas)
(CM 23-1969)

Arrival Date: August 28, 2023
Stranding Location: Tequesta, FL

Admission Weight: 3.4 kg., 7.48 lbs.
Current Weight: 3.92 kg., 8.6 lbs.

Initial Condition: Floating

Officer Green is a juvenile green found floating near Bridge Road. Radiographs indicated gas in the GI tract and a healing fracture(right humerus). Puncture wound on left flipper. Current treatment includes gut motility medication, antibiotics, and wound care.


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.


9/22/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Floating has resolved but there is a puncture wound under the right shoulder. Treatment includes wound care with medihoney and antibiotics.

9/15/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/8/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/1/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient