Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Ezra

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Ezra

Ezra is a juvenile green sea turtle who was found offshore near Homosassa, Florida, in Citrus County. Ezra has several fibropapilloma tumors present on his body. When placed in water, Ezra showed signs of a possible neurologic disorder. His treatment plan consists of vitamins, antibiotics, and fluids.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Nitro

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Nitro

Nitro is a sub-adult loggerhead who was found floating by a boater near Hurricane Pass in Pinellas County. Nitro arrived at CMA on August 13, 2019. Upon intake, Nitro appeared lethargic and slightly thin. She had thick algae coverage and several barnacles on her carapace (shell). It appears Nitro might have some gastrointestinal issues. Her initial treatment consists of vitamins, fluids, and antibiotics.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Quinn

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Quinn

QuinnSub-Adult, Green(Chelonia mydas)Patient Status: Released on April 30, 2019. Date Found: April 21, 2019. Location: Offshore of Homosassa; Citrus County. Reason for Rescue: Found floating. Triage WEIGHT: 45.7 kg (100.5 lbs). SCL (STRAIGHT CARAPACE LENGTH): 73.1 cm....

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Pebbles

Pebbles Juvenile, Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) Patient Status: Released on April 4, 2019. Date Found: March 23, 2019. Location: Offshore of Cedar Key; Levy County. Reason for Rescue: Caught by a fisherman and ingested the hook. Triage WEIGHT: 2.39 kg (5.26...

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Odie

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Odie

Odie is a sub-adult, green sea turtle who was found floating offshore of Pine Island in Hernando County on March 23. Odie has a partially healed boat strike wound on his carapace with also a heavy amount of algae. Odie’s initial treatment plan consists of fluids, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medication and vitamins.

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