Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date: March 26, 2023
Stranding Location: Boca Raton, FL

Admission Weight: 21 lbs.
Current Weight: 18.7 lbs.

Initial Condition: FP

Taylor is a juvenile green found in Lake Rogers in Boca Raton, Fl. Taylor had a boat strike on a carapace and head. Dr. Baron performed a fracture repair with screws and wires. Currently treatments include wound vac and antibiotics.


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.


5/12/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

5/5/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

4/28/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)Wound is looking good. Placed in tank today. Prognosis is still very guarded!

4/21/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)

4/14/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)The wound is not healing and infection is spreading so another surgical debridement is needed. Current treatment includes wound vac, honey bandage, TPN, tube feeding, antibiotics and pain medication. Prognosis is poor.

4/7/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)On April 7, Dr. Barron performed surgery again to remove the necrotic bone and tissue and placed antibiotic beads in the wound. Currently treatments include wound vac, antibiotics and pain medication.

3/31/2023 - Sea_turtle_icon(green)New patient.