Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: June 4, 2023
Stranding Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Admission Weight: 3.98 kg., 8.77 lbs.
Current Weight: 3.98 kg., 8.77 lbs.
Initial Condition: Hook wounds
Scooby is a juvenile green that was found at Deerfield Beach, FL with hook wounds found in the right front flipper. Scooby’s wound was cleaned and flushed and is currently on antibiotics. The wound is healing and Scooby is eating well.
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 - Scooby was successfully released on July 10, 2023.
6/23/2023 - Scooby has been cleared for release.
6/9/2023 - New patient.