Xynotyro's Story

Xynotyro was rescued fromFort Pierce, FL with healing vessel strike wounds to the carapace and had a heavy load of algae.

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

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

Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Concern: Vessel Strike
Status: Recovering

Weight: 45.7 kg 100.5 lbs


2021-Dec-07 Resting on bottom. Raised water level.
2021-Dec-06 Floating. In shallow water.
2021-Dec-05 Rescued from Fort Pierce and brought to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.