Rocky

Rocky

Rocky(web)

 

Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta)

Arrival Date
: December 29, 2022
Stranding Location: Hutchinson Island, FL

Initial Weight
: 220 lbs.
Current Weight:

Initial Condition: Floating

Rocky is an adult female loggerhead found floating off of North Hutchinson Island, Fl. Radiographs indicate pneumonia.

PROGRESS KEY:

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.

PROGRESS NOTES:

1/24/2023 -

1/20/2023 - CT scan is scheduled for Wednesday Jan 25 to determine cause of buoyancy.

1/13/2023 - Treatment includes antibiotics and a weight on her carapace to counterbalance the floating.

12/292022 - New Patient