Date admitted: March 12, 2021
Stranding location: Barrier Island Center
Status: In treatment
Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle came to us on March 12 with general debilitation, emaciation and covered in a heavy barnacle load. Summer will not eat on their own, so an e-tube was placed and they receive daily tube feedings for nutritional support. Honey and cold laser therapy have also been added to this sea turtle’s treatment plan. Summer shares a tank with three other juvenile green sea turtles and is often seen taking a nap on their enrichment items!