Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta)
Arrival Date: April 9, 2021
Stranding Location: Juno Beach, FL
Initial Weight: 66.18 lbs.
Current Weight: 75 lbs.
Issue: Chronic Debilitation
Pike is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found near the Juno Beach Pier. The turtle is in poor health due to chronic debilitation and was superficially hooked in its front left flipper. Pike will receive treatment and be closely monitored by hospital staff with routine diagnostics.
The turtle requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the turtle's treatment.
The turtle is off all medications.
07/19/2021 -Pike was released from Loggerhead Park on July 14, 2021. Watch release video here >
07/09/2021 -Pike has been medically cleared for release. Release details here >
07/02/2021 -Pike is making great progress. The patient has been eating and gaining weight, and is very active in its tank. Pike’s prognosis is excellent.
06/04/2021 -Pike is making great progress. The patient has been eating and gaining weight, and is increasingly active in its tank. Pike's prognosis is excellent.
05/07/2021 -Pike is making excellent progress. The patient has been eating and gaining weight, and is increasingly active in its tank. Pike’s prognosis is good.
04/16/2021 - New Patient