Hawksbill turtles often times feed on sponges, causing succession to occur in the reef and freeing up space for settlement of other organisms.
Ecosystem Impact: creates habitat
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Matthew Wund, University of Michigan
Michael Edelman, University of Michigan
Edelman, M. 2004. "Eretmochelys imbricata" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Eretmochelys_imbricata.html
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