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Green sea turtle Riptide

Name: Riptide

Species: Green

Date admitted: June 25, 2021

Stranding location: Ormond Beach, Volusia County

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle stranded on June 25 in Ormond Beach with FP and monofilament entanglement. The monofilament line was wrapped around the front flippers, cutting into the skin and muscle. The left flipper was severely damaged by the stricture and will have to be surgically removed.