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Awabdi DR, Siciliano S, Di Beneditto APM (2013) First information about the stomach contents of juvenile green turtles, Chelonia mydas, in Rio de Janeiro, south-eastern Brazil. Mar Biodivers Rec 6:1–6. doi:10.1017/S1755267212001029
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This work was supported by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES, Brazil) through the Graduate Program in Ocean and Coastal Systems at the Center for Marine Studies (CEM), affiliated with the Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil.
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Communicated by R. Serrao Santos
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Spier, D., Gerum, H. First record of predation on the zoanthid Palythoa caribaeorum (Anthozoa, Cnidaria) and the fish Scomberomorus brasiliensis (Scombridae) by the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) in South Brazil. Mar Biodiv 47, 777–778 (2017) doi:10.1007/s12526-016-0503-4
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