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Juvenile green sea turtle

Name: Ceres

Species: Green

Date admitted: June 30, 2019

Stranding location: Sebastian Inlet State Park

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle came to us from Sebastian Inlet State Park on June 30. Ceres—who was named after the asteroid for International Asteroid Day—came to us with a small depressed head wound and a swollen right eye.



July 15, 2019: Ceres received a CT scan on July 9. Results showed a fracture to their skull but no hemorrhaging. This turtle is showing some improvement and we are continuing to monitor their eating habits.

July 5, 2019: Radiographs show skull fractures on this turtle, but the extent of the damage will be better seen with a CT scan. We are hoping to get this done next week.