Odin's Story

Odin was rescued from the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier after being hooked by a recreational fisherman. The fisherman reported the hooked turtle immediately for assistance. Odin swallowed the hook, which will require surgical removal. 

Close up of a green sea turtle laying on a treatment table.

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

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Concern: Hook
Status: Released

Weight: 3.75 kg 8.26 lbs

Updates

2020-Jan-28 Affixed with acoustic transmitter and released in Boca Raton, FL.
2019-Nov-30 Increase variety of food options. Sutures healing well. 
2019-Nov-19 Start on a diet of soft fish fillets to prevent irritation of surgical site. 
2019-Nov-15 Hook surgically removed. Recovering in water. 
2019-Nov-13 Rescued from the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier after swallowing a hook.