FOOD HABITS OF AN ASSEMBLAGE OF FIVE SPECIES OF TURTLES IN THE RIO GUAPORE, RONDONIA, BRAZIL

@article{Tern1995FOODHO,
  title={FOOD HABITS OF AN ASSEMBLAGE OF FIVE SPECIES OF TURTLES IN THE RIO GUAPORE, RONDONIA, BRAZIL},
  author={A. Ter{\'a}n and R. Vogt and M. F{\'a}tima and Soares Gomez},
  journal={Journal of Herpetology},
  year={1995},
  volume={29},
  pages={536-547}
}
The feeding habits of five species of turtles were studied from June-November 1989 and March-June 1990 in the Guapore River and its tributaries (San Domingos and San Miguel) in Costa Marques, Rondonia, Brazil. Turtles were captured using unbaited fyke nets. Stomach contents were flushed from Podocnemis unifilis (N = 351), Podocnemis expansa (N = 3), Phrynops geoffroanus (N = 31), Phrynops raniceps (N = 5), and Chelus fimbriatus (N = 5). We found no seasonal differences in food consumed by P… Expand
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