Jarlsberg's Story

Jarlsberg was rescued from DuBois Park in Jupiter Beach. Jarlsberg was found floating and extremely lethargic with a heavy load of fibropapilloma tumors on her flippers, neck, and eyes.

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

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

Location: Jupiter Beach, FL
Concern: Fibropapillomatosis
Status: Critical

Weight: 6.0 kg 13.2 lbs


2021-Nov-2 Surgery perfromed to remove tumors from eyes and flippers.
2021-Oct-19 Eating well and active. In full tank.
2021-Oct-05 No caryospora observed in fecal. Continue supportive medication.
2021-Sept-25 Treat for caryospora.
2021-Sept-21 Surgery performed to remove large tumor on flipper. Apply honey daily.
2021-Sept-19 Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to continue rehabilitation.
2021-Sept-18 Rescued from Jupiter Beach and brought to Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.