Queen Bee's Story

Queen Bee was rescued by Sea Turtle Oversight Protection in Pompano Beach, FL with a large propeller laceration to the her plastron and missing left rear flipper.

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

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

Location: Pompano Beach, FL
Concern: Boat Strike
Status: Euthanized

Weight: 7.85 kg 17.3 lbs


2020-Apr-19 Veterinarian prescribed humane euthanasia due to extensive injuries.
2020-Apr-19 Rescued from Pompano Beach, FL with large laceration on the left side of plastron and missing left rear flipper. The wound was fresh and most likely caused by a boat propellor.