Food and Feeding Habits Summary Eretmochelys imbricata
 
Main Ref. León, Y.L. and K.A. Bjorndal, 2002
Fish stage recruits/juv. Mean length 34.30 none
Sample size 26 Percent empty
Country Dominican Rp Locality Bahía de las Aguilas, Dominican Republic
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
0.40 % zoobenthos cnidarians n.a./other polyps juv./adults Ricordea florida
0.40 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults Myriastra kalitetilla
3.30 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults Chondrilla nucula
31.00 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults Tethya crypta
64.90 % zoobenthos sponges/tunicates sponges juv./adults Geodia neptuni
Entered by Dar, Christine on 01.16.08
Modified by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. on 10.29.08
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