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Name: Narwhal

Species: Green

Date admitted: January 31, 2019

Stranding location: Satellite Beach

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This turtle arrived on January 31 from Satellite Beach. They came in with a large load of barnacles and swelling on the carpace. Narwhal tested positive for Shewanella algae, a bacteria prevalent in marine environments. We are happy to say that since being admitted, Narwhal began eating on their own.

 

 

UPDATES

February 13, 2019: Narwhal continues to eat on their own and their carpace is starting to heal up.

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Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

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