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Table 3 Stomach contents of green (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) sea turtles identified by DNA analysis at species or genus level, and the percentage frequency of occurrence (% FO), with the number of stomachs the item occurred in n (* represents the species detected from stomach contents of leatherback turtle, n = 1)

From: Occurrence and diet analysis of sea turtles in Korean shore

Stomach content   C. mydas C. caretta
Green turtle Loggerhead turtle
% FO (n = 9) n % FO (n = 16) n
Phylum Cnidaria      
 Cl. Scyphozoa Cyanea nozakii 22.2 2 25.0 4
Phylum Arthropoda      
 Cl. Malacostraca Portunus trituberculatus *    25.0 4
  Portunus sanguinolentus    6.3 1
  Pagurus spp.    6.3 1
Phylum Mollusca      
 Cl. Gastropoda Nassarius sinarus * 11.1 1 6.3 1
  Rapana venosa    6.3 1
  Turbo cornutus    6.3 1
 Cl. Bivalvia Mytilus spp.    6.3 1
  Mytilus galloprovincialis    12.5 2
 Cl. Cephalopoda Octopus vulgaris 11.1 1   
  Todarodes pacificus    6.3 1
Phylum Chordata      
 Cl. Actinopterygii Scomber spp.    6.3 1
  Scomber japonicus    6.3 1
  Scomberomorus niphonius    6.3 1
  Decapterus maruadsi    12.5 2
  Psenopsis spp.    6.3 1
  Sphyraena pinguis    6.3 1
  Hippocampus spp.    6.3 1
 Cl. Ascidiacea Ascidia aspersa    6.3 1
Phylum Rhodophyta      
 Cl. Florideophyceae Grateloupia spp. 22.2 2   
  Grateloupia turuturu 22.2 2   
  Grateloupia angusta 11.1 1   
  Grateloupia filicina 11.1 1   
  Grateloupia lanceola 11.1 1   
  Grateloupia taiwanensis 11.1 1   
  Prionitis abbreviata 22.2 2   
  Polyopes constrictus 11.1 1   
  Ceramium sungminbooi 11.1 1   
  Melanothamnus harveyi 11.1 1   
  Gelidium elegans 11.1 1   
  Pterocladiella capillacea 11.1 1   
  Chondrus crispus 11.1 1   
  Gracilaria textorii 11.1 1   
  Scinaia undulata 11.1 1   
Phylum Ochrophyta      
 Cl. Phaeophyceae Sargassum spp. 22.2 2 12.5 2
  Sargassum thunbergii 55.6 5 6.3 1
  Sargassum horneri 22.2 2 12.5 2
  Saccharina japonica 33.3 3 25.0 4
 Cl. Ulvophyceae Codium fragile 11.1 1   
  Ulva spp. 11.1 1   
Phylum Magnoliophyta      
 Cl. Liliopsida Zostera marina 22.2 2   
  Alisma plantago-aquatica 11.1 1   
 Cl. Magnoliopsida   11.1 1   
  Family. Tamaricaceae    6.3 1
Phylum Pinophyta      
 Cl. Pinopsida Pinus spp. 11.1 1 6.3 1