Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)

Age Class Subadult
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded May 11, 2017
Location of Stranding Bishops Harbor, Manatee County
Date of Arrival May 11, 2017
Number of Days of Care 16 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.

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