|Date Stranded||November 6, 2022|
|Location of Stranding||Tampa Harbor, Hillsborough County|
|Date of Arrival||November 7, 2022|
|Number of Days of Care||22 days|
11/06/2022 Turtle came in through the bilge pump of a dredge in Tampa Harbor. Turtle was held on the dredge overnight.
11/07/2022 Turtle was transported to Mote. Blood work indicates the animal has a very elevated white blood cell count and wounds likely sustained from being sucked up in the bilge. Gus was given subcutaneous fluids and started on injectable antibiotics. He ate squid when offered today.
11/11/2022 Gus is very active and spends most of the day swimming. He is eating consistently.