Eclipse's Story

Eclipse was rescued from Sebastian Inlet State Park lethargic and covered in barnacles. He was taken to the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center and later transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. After recovery, Eclipse was released from Wabasso Beach in St. Lucie County.

A green sea turtle laying on a treatment table.


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

Location: Sebastian Inlet State Park, FL
Concern: Lethargy & Barnacles
Status: Released

Weight: 2.25 kg 4.96 lbs

Updates

2019-May-21 Released at Wabasso Beach in St. Lucie County
2019-Apr-23 Discontinued laser therapy.
2019-Apr-9 Discontinued antibiotic medication.
2019-Mar-11 Started MLS laser therapy on carapace wounds daily.
2019-Mar-2 Keratin on carapace still intact and not peeling. Started honey & silver sulfadiazine treatments daily.
2019-Feb-27 Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and started on antibiotic medication.
2019-Feb-15 Rescued from Sebastian Inlet State Park and taken to the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center