Nemo

Nemo
Nemo

Species: Green sea turtle
(Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: August 1, 2016
Stranding Location: Coral Cove Park

Initial Weight
: 6.29 lbs.
Current Weight: 7.75 lbs.

Issue: Fishing Hook
Current Condition: Released.

ADMISSION NOTE:

Nemo is a juvenile green sea turtle that was hooked by a fisherman at Coral Cove Park. The turtle was hooked at the back of the mouth. The hook was removed. Nemo is being observed due to elevated blood values. Antibiotics have been started. Nemo will be monitored.

PROGRESS KEY:

Sea_turtle_icon(green)This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.

PROGRESS NOTES:

02/08/2017 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Nemo was released at Coral Cove Park on February 2nd.

01/25/2017 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

01/12/2017 Sea_turtle_icon(green)The turtle has completed treatment for coccidia and will be tested next week to determine how successful treatment was.

01/04/2017 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Undergoing treatment for coccidia.

12/29/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/21/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/14/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)The turtle was treated for fecal parasites, and we are now waiting for follow-up tests.

12/09/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)The turtle was treated for fecal parasites, and we are now waiting for follow-up tests.

11/30/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

11/23/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

11/17/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

11/10/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Nemo has received a PIT tag and is now off all medications.

11/02/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)All of Nemo’s medications have been discontinued. The turtle will be PIT tagged later today.

10/26/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

10/20/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

10/14/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Nemo’s white cell count has continued to increase, so the antibiotic regimen has been changed.

9/29/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/22/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/14/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/07/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

9/01/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Nemo has a good appetite. This turtle has an elevated white cell count and is receiving antibiotics.

8/25/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/17/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/11/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(green)

8/1/2016 – Nemo is a juvenile green sea turtle that was hooked by a fisherman at Coral Cove Park. The turtle was hooked at the back of the mouth. The hook was removed. Nemo is being observed due to elevated blood values. Antibiotics have been started. Nemo will be monitored.