Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta)
Arrival Date: December 17, 2022
Stranding Location: (Transferred from Virginia Aquarium)
Initial Weight: 102.96 lbs.
Current Weight: 105.16 lbs.
Initial Condition: Cold stunned
Sterno is a subadult loggerhead transferred from Virginia Aquarium that was cold-stunned. Currently has pneumonia and is being treated with antibiotics.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
2/5/2023 - Sterno was successfully released from Cape Canaveral on Feb. 1, 2023.
1/24/2023 - Cleared for release with FWC approval to release from Cape Canaveral.
1/20/2023 - Cleared for release. Waiting for FWC approval.
1/13/2023 - Antibiotics have been discontinued.
12/28/2022 - New Patient