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oceana.org/marine-life/sea-turtles-reptiles/leatherback-turtle

Adult leatherback sea turtles are also sometimes harvested as food, often caught accidentally in fishing gear, and can be involved in vessel strikes. Marine ...

www.fws.gov/northflorida/seaturtles/turtle%20factsheets/leatherback-sea-turtle.htm

 Hatchlings are predominantly black with white flipper margins and keels on the carapace. Jellyfish are the main staple of its diet, but it is also known to ...

www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Leatherback%20Seaturtle%20ENG%20fact%20sheet.pdf

However, hatchlings and juvenile sea turtles are prey for feral dogs and cats, marine birds, crabs, fish, and other predators. Nesting area vandalism, egg theft ...

tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/species/lethback

Leatherbacks feed mainly on pelagic (open ocean) soft-bodied invertebrates such as jellyfish and tunicates. Their diet may also include squid, fish, crustaceans ...

myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/profiles/reptiles/sea-turtles/leatherback-turtle

They can dive deeper, travel farther and tolerate colder waters than other sea turtle species. They eat soft-bodied animals such as jellyfish. Their throat ...

animaldiversity.org/accounts/Dermochelys_coriacea

Leatherback turtles are carnivores that feed in the open ocean. Their main prey are gelatinous invertebrates, mainly jellyfish and salps. They are known to eat ...

ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/reptiles/sea-turtles

The leatherback sea turtle has extremely large salt glands compared ... The turtles primarily eat jellyfish that migrate to the deep ocean ...

www.environment.gov.au/marine/marine-species/marine-turtles/leatherback

Diet. The leatherback turtle is carnivorous and feeds mainly in the open ocean on jellyfish and other soft-bodied invertebrates. Leatherback turtle carapace.

www.americanoceans.org/species/leatherback-sea-turtle

Because their jaws are so weak, they have to subsist on a softer diet, meaning leatherback turtles eat mostly ...

dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/Documents/Leatherback_Turtle.pdf

They feed mostly on jellyfish, but also eat octopus and tunicates. LIFE HISTORY They mate in tropical coastal waters near nesting beaches, where females lay ...

www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Reptiles/Sea-Turtles/Leatherback-Sea-Turtle

Jellyfish make up the biggest portion of their diet, but they also eat seaweed, fish, crustaceans, and other marine invertebrates. Leatherbacks have downward- ...