Food and Feeding Habits Summary Chelonia mydas
 
Main Ref. López-Mendilaharsu, M., S.C. Gardner, R. Riosmena-Rodriguez and J.A. Seminoff, 2006
Fish stage juv./adults Mean length none
Sample size Percent empty
Country Mexico Locality Estero Banderitas, Bahia Magdalena
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
1.50 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults unidentified Porifera
1.50 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gracilaria pacifica
4.70 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds fruits/seeds Laurencia pacifica
13.60 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Gracilaria textorii
78.70 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Codium amplivesiculatum 78.6% Codium amplivesiculatum.
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.13.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 01.30.08
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