Seasol

Seasol(web)

 

Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: April 9, 2020
Stranding Location: Martin County, FL

Initial Weight
: 4.75 lbs.
Current Weight: 8.36 lbs.

Issue: Chronic Debilitation

Seasol is a juvenile green turtle that was found floating in the ICW in Martin County. It was underweight, covered in leeches and barnacles and had a severe injury to its right front flipper. The turtle was anemic and was started on parenteral nutrition. It has begun to eat on its own and is being treated with antibiotics and fluids.

PROGRESS KEY:

Sea_turtle_icon(green) This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.

PROGRESS NOTES:

07/23/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has normalized and the turtle's wounds are healing well.

07/16/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has gone up slightly and will be monitored closely.

07/09/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol’s white cell count has normalized and the turtle’s flipper wound is healing well.

07/02/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol’s white cell count has increased and the turtle is being monitored closely. The turtle’s flipper wound is responding well to treatment.

06/25/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has decreased on the new treatment protocol and the flipper wound is responding well to treatment.

06/19/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has increased and a new treatment protocol has been initiated. The flipper wound continues to respond well to treatment.

06/11/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has decreased with the new medication.

06/05/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Seasol's white cell count has increased and a new medication has been added.

05/28/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Seasol's white cell count has increased so his new treatment regimen has been modified.

05/22/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Seasol's white cell count is decreasing on the new treatment regimen.

05/15/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count has increased so the turtle was placed on antibiotics.

05/08/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count is normal and packed cel volume is up to 16%.

05/01/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(green)Seasol's white cell count is normal and packed cell volume is up to 12%.

04/24/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Seasol has been taken off parenteral nutrition and is eating well.

04/17/2020 -Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Seasol continues on parenteral nutrition and the white cell count is coming down.

04/09/2020 - New Patient