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...
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.