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Table 1 Number and percentage of households consuming freshwater turtles in the city of Tapauá in 2007

From: Chain of commercialization of Podocnemis spp. turtles (Testudines: Podocnemididae) in the Purus River, Amazon basin, Brazil: current status and perspectives

Species N(%) Animals C EC B CP
P. sextuberculata 98 (79) 1,102 8 (5–15) 14,888 (9,305–27,915) 13,399 (8,374–25,123) 7.2 (4.5–13.5)
P. unifilis 69 (55) 169 2 (1–3) 2,620 (1,310–3,930) 7,545 (3,773–11,318) 5.76 (2.88–8.64)
P. expansa 74 (59) 198 2 (1–4) 2,812 (1,406–5,624) 14,032 (7,016–28,064) 9.98 (4.99–19.96)
  1. N (%) = number of animals whose consumption was reported; C = mean consumption per household; EC = number of animals estimated; B = estimated biomass consumed (in kg); CP = Consumption per capita (g/day). Values brackets represent 25% and 75% percentiles.