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Meet Jamie, A Ghost Net Victim From Raa Atoll

Jamie is an adult female olive ridley turtle and ghost net victim. She was found entangled in Raa Atoll.

Intake Date: 1st March 2019
Length: 67 cm
Weight: 26.5 kg
Status: Current Patient

Jamie has a wound to her flipper and a skull injury. On X-ray we found an abnormal area of gut inside her and we are planning a barium study to investigate this further. She has eaten the odd crab but is still not eating fish. She is also very buoyant.