|Date Stranded||May 11, 2017|
|Location of Stranding||Bishops Harbor, Manatee County|
|Date of Arrival||May 11, 2017|
|Number of Days of Care||120 days|
05/11/2017 Animal was found floating in Bishop's Harbor in Manatee County. Animal was transported to Mote for rehab. Physical exam reveals no major injuries, but animal has a heavy coverage of brown algae and barnacles. Animal is very anemic. Weight: 126.7 lbs. Arya was put in a rehab. pool at low water level for the night.
05/12/2017 Arya is actively swimming today, but still floats when at rest. Foraged and ate all food items offered.
05/18/2017 Animal is still in a tank at low water level because it continues to float. Arya is foraging well for all food offered.
06/03/2017 Bouyancy issues have not yet resolved, so water level is still low. Arya is much more active though and is eating well.
06/16/2017 Animal continues to eat well and gain weight. She is much more active. Buoyancy issues have resolved and tank level was increased to full depth.
06/26/2017 Animal is still anemic, so an oral iron supplement was added to treatment protocol.
08/03/2017 Arya's anemia is improving, but very slowly. A fecal sample was positive for roundworms and protozoa, so a deworming regime was initiated.
09/07/2017 Arya was released at Lido Beach by Mote staff and interns!