A case of fibropapillomatosis in a juvenile
Anakin was was found struggling to swim just West of DuBois Park in Jupiter. This turtle had large FP tumors growing at the base of their front flippers and rear flippers, and on the eyes. She was transfer from Loggerhead Marine Center due to FP tagged by Inwater Research Group.
Species: Green (CM)
Admission date and intake photo: 4.2.22
Weight: 6.55 kg
- Upon intake, broad spectrum antibiotics and fluid therapy were prescribed.
- Turtle is making improvements and blood work is being monitored. Turtle will under go surgery to remove tumors