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Definition

Herbivore: is a consumer that eats only plants.

Hawaiian Translation: Hamulau


Example

herbivore

Adult Green Sea Turtles (Honu) eat sea grasses and algae making them herbivores. Juvenile green sea turtles on the other hand are carnivorous. Their diet consists of jellyfish and other invertebrates.

yellow tang Photo by James Watt

The Yellow Tang or lau‘īpala feed only on algae.  They are found among coral reefs in the Pacific Islands


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