Green (Chelonia mydas)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded March 15, 2020
Location of Stranding Charlotte Harbor, Ponce Deleon Park
Date of Arrival March 15, 2020
Number of Days of Care 37 days

Final Disposition

04/21/2020  Egg was released off of Lido Beach in Sarasota, FL!!


03/15/2020  Egg was found floating in the water along the sea wall in Charlotte Harbor near Ponce Deleon Park. Egg was rescued and brought to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital for rehabilitation. Egg presented as lethargic and with neurologic issues. Egg was dry docked over night.

03/16/2020  Egg was placed in very low water and started eating seafood right away.

03/26/2020  Egg had a large plastic bag in his feces today. We will be monitoring him over the next couple weeks to make there is no more in his GI tract.

03/28/2020  Egg now has a full tank of water, eats seafood & lettuce very well and is not on antobiotics.

04/17/2020  Egg was medically cleared for release by staff veterinarians.

0421/2020  Egg was released from Lido Beach in Sarasota, FL!

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