Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chelonia mydas
 
Main Ref. Ferreira, B., M. Garcia, B.P. Jupp and A. Al-Kiyumi, 2006
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country Oman Locality Ra's Al Hadd area
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Chelonia mydas
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
15.50 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others seagrasses 15% seagrasses.
50.50 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae 49% algae.
26.80 % detritus detritus carcasses n.a./others animal matter 26% animal matter.
7.20 % others others n.a./others n.a./others litter 7% litter.
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.09.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.29.08
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