As outlined in the Sea Turtle Code, rescuers must aim to have the turtle assessed by a veterinarian or experienced marine reptile rehabilitator within 24 hours of rescue to establish an appropriate course of treatment.
Guidelines for the initial treatment and care of rescued sea turtles
The purpose of this document is to provide licensed wildlife rehabilitators in New South Wales with guidelines for the initial treatment of sea turtles requiring rescue or rehabilitation.
- 21 April 2021
- Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
- Publication, Guide, Guideline
- ISBN 978-1-922558-51-0
- ID EES20210143
- File PDF 6.1MB
- Pages 30
- Name rescued-sea-turtles-treatment-care-guidelines-210143.pdf