Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chelonia mydas
 
Main Ref. Whiting, S.D. and J.D. Miller, 1998
Fish stage adults Mean length none
Sample size 8 Percent empty
Country Australia Locality Repulse Bay, central Queensland (21°38'South, 148°42'East)
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
4.00 % plants other plants periphyton n.a./others Halodule uninervis
0.80 % plants other plants periphyton n.a./others Halodule ovata
0.60 % others others n.a./others n.a./others bark and leaves
0.40 % others others n.a./others n.a./others shells
1.10 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others algae
0.90 % others others n.a./others juv./adults invertebrates
92.20 % plants other plants periphyton n.a./others Zostera capricorni 88.8% thin shoots; 3.4% thin rhizomes
Entered by Dar, Christine on 10.15.08
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