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Green sea turtle Tapatio

Name: Tapatio

Species: Green

Date admitted: January 22, 2021

Stranding location: Trident Basin, Port Canaveral

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle came to us from the Trident Basin in Port Canaveral after being caught by UCF during their population studies on January 22. This patient was brought to us because they were thin and lethargic. Tapatio does not have parasites or a positive blood culture, so our plan is to hopefully fight off any infections they might have and put some weight on them. This sea turtle has been a great eater so far and seems to be acclimating to rehab well.