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Green sea turtle Turtsiops

Name: Turtsiops

Species: Green

Date admitted: April 14, 2021

Stranding location: Vero Beach

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle arrived on April 14 from Vero Beach. Turtsiops presented rake marks from a predator interaction on their carapace and plastron. This sea turtle has scoliosis, which affects the shape of their shell. Although this patient is not eating on their own, they arrived with a decent body condition, so we have not yet intervened.