Food and Feeding Habits Summary Eretmochelys imbricata
 
Main Ref. Carrión-Cortez, J., C. Canales-Cerro, R. Arauz and R. Riosmena-Ródriguez, 2013
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 52.50 CL
Sample size 6 Percent empty
Country Locality Punta Coyote, Southern Nicoya Peninsula, North Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
Period
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
Highlighted items on the list are known Feeding Periods of Eretmochelys imbricata
Diet percent Food I Food II Food III Prey stage Item Name Comments
16.66 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates ascidians juv./adults Rhopalaea birkelandi %W=16.66
0.61 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Halimeda discoidea
16.06 % plants other plants benthic algae/weeds n.a./others Codium isabelae %W=16.06
0.00 % zoobenthos mollusks n.a./other mollusks juv./adults Unspecified Molluska
66.67 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults Geodia sp. %W=66.66
Entered by Sicnawa, Fayte on 01.16.20
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