Crater's Story

Crater was rescued from Brevard County, lethargic and covered with barnacles. He was initially taken to the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center before being transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

A green sea turtle laying on a treatment table.


Species: Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~3-5 yrs)

Location: Brevard County, FL
Concern: Lethargy & Barnacles
Status: Released

Weight: 2.26 kg 5 lbs

Updates

2019-May-21 Released at Pineda Beach Park in St. Lucie County
2019-Apr-23 Discontinued MLS laser therapy and honey application.
2019-Apr-10 Discontinued antibiotic medication.
2019-Mar-16 Continued MLS laser and honey daily. Continued antibiotic treatment.
2019-Feb-27 Started on antibiotics, honey application, and MLS laser therapy daily.
2019-Feb-27 Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.
2019-Jan-29 Started on fluid treatment.
2019-Jan-28 Rescued from Brevard County and taken to the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center.