Inchworm's Story

Inchworm was rescued from the Harbor Isles Marina in Fort Pierce, FL with large clustering of  fibropapilloma tumors  on her shoulders. She is also emaciated and underweight.

Inchworm on a towel in rehab recieving fluid therapy

 
Species:
Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~5-10 yrs)

Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Concern: Fibropapillomatosis
Status: Deceased

Weight: 8.95 kg 19.7 lbs

Updates

2020-Mar-1 Inchworm succumbed to disease. Necropsy performed by medical staff.
2020-Feb-26 Rescued from Fort Pierce, FL covered with fibropapilloma tumors. Started on supportive medications.