Species: Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
(CC 23-104)

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

Admission Weight: 102.55 kg., 225.6 lbs.
Current Weight: 111.1 kg., 244.4 lbs.

Initial Condition: Debilitated

Sandy is an adult loggerhead found floating near Deerfield Beach. Very anemic and thin. Received a blood transfusion. Current treatment includes antibiotics, fluids, and TPN.


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)

9/15/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/8/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Sandy has been eating well and gaining weight but is still thin.

9/1/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/25/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/18/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Sandy has been eating well and gaining weight.

8/11/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/4/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Started on medication(Epogen) to promote red blood cell regeneration. Sandy has been eating well.

7/28/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/21/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

7/14/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Sandy has been eating well and her TPN has been changed to once a day.

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