- Tumor-Causing Fibropapillomatosis Afflicts Green Sea Turtles In Florida
- An increasing number of green sea turtles in Florida continue to suffer from a mysterious tumor-causing disease called fibropapillomatosis.
- Seven 'Cold-Stunned' Sea Turtles Rescued In Florida, Four In Need Of Tumor
- Unfortunately, the seven individuals were found amid others that had already died from the cold.
- Turtle herpes virus could make its way up the East Coast
- The herpes virus, fibropapillomatosis, tends to turn up mostly among green sea turtles. It can range from a mild tumor on the skin to a cluster of internal and external tumors that cripple the turtle's ability to feed, swim or see.
- Young sea turtles rescued from frigid waters off Florida coast
- Zirkelbach says four were already eating and will undergo surgeries to remove tumors caused by fibropapillomatosis, a herpes virus specific to sea turtles. Full recovery could take up to two years.
- New sea turtle hospital now providing local treatment
- A recent addition to Marineland's Whitney Laboratory, the county's first sea turtle hospital treats fibropapillomatosis, a life-threatening virus afflicting growing numbers of sea turtles.
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