Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chelonia mydas
 
Main Ref. López-Mendilaharsu, M., S.C. Gardner, J.A. Seminoff and R. Riosmena-Rodriguez, 2005
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length 68.00 none
Sample size 12 Percent empty
Country Mexico Locality adjacent Pacific waters along the Baja California, Mexico
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
7.40 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Pterocladiella capillacea 7.4% Pterocladiella capillacea.
17.30 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gelidium robustum 17.2% Gelidium robustum.
63.70 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Phyllospadix torreyi 63.4% Phyllospadix torreyi.
11.60 % plants phytoplankton green algae n.a./others Codium simulans 11.5% Codium simulans.
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.13.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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