Green (Chelonia mydas)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded March 28, 2019
Location of Stranding Indian River County, FL
Date of Arrival April 2, 2019
Number of Days of Care 78 days

Final Disposition



03/28/2019  Reno was found tumbling in the surf in a section of Vero Beach, behind a house. The house residents brought Reno onto the beach. Was taken to Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center.

04/02/2019  Reno was transferred to Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium's sea turtle hospital. Was put on subcutaneous fluid therapy and a round of injectable antibiotics. Not eating yet.

04/12/2019  Reno is now eating better and the injectable antibiotic was replaced with an oral version.

5/10/2019  Reno was put on an oral iron supplement 3 times a week.

05/26/2019  Reno's oral antibiotic and iron supplement were discontinued! Continues to improve and is gaining weight.

06/19/2019  Reno was medically cleared and released by Mote staff and interns off of the east coast.

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