Reilly

Reilly

Species: Loggerhead Sea Turtle
(Caretta caretta)

Arrival Date
: October 13, 2016
Stranding Location: Hutchinson Island, Florida

Initial Weight
: 61.15 lbs.
Current Weight: 79.6 lbs

Issue: Chronic Debilitation
Current Condition: Improving

ADMISSION NOTE:

Reilly is a small sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that was found in the St. Lucie Power Plant Intake Canal. The turtle has numerous barnacles covering the shell and flippers. Reilly is chronic debilitated and is anemic and slightly hypoglycemic. Antibiotics, iron supplementation, parenteral nutrition, and fluid treatments have been initiated.

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:

02/16/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Reilly was released from Loggerhead Park on February 14th.

02/08/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Reilly has been approved for release.

01/25/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

01/12/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)The anemia is almost resolved. The turtle has received two antiparasitic treatments.

01/04/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/29/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/21/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/14/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)

12/09/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Most of Reilly’s bloodwork is approaching normal limits. The anemia has resolved well enough that we will be treating for internal parasites.

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)Reilly is doing well off of parenteral nutrition and is beginning to gain weight. Treatments are being continued.

11/02/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Parenteral nutrition has been discontinued.

10/26/2016 Sea_turtle_icon(green)Parenteral nutrition has been reduced to once daily. The turtle is doing very well.

10/20/2016 – Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)Reilly is continuing to receive parenteral nutrition and is starting to show an improved appetite.

10/13/2016 – Reilly is a small sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that was found in the St. Lucie Power Plant Intake Canal. The turtle has numerous barnacles covering the shell and flippers. Reilly is chronic debilitated and is anemic and slightly hypoglycemic. Antibiotics, iron supplementation, parenteral nutrition, and fluid treatments have been initiated.