The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of
the largest freshwater turtle species in North America. They get their name from ...
Diet: The spiny softshell turtle will eat almost anything in the water that will fit into
its mouth, which may include aquatic insects, crayfish, and the occasional fish.
There are three well-established species of soft-shelled turtle native to North
America. They are the spiny softshell (Apalone spinifera), which is divided into ...
Softshells (all species) stand out amongst North American turtles in having fleshy
lips. ... DESCRIPTION, Probably the best-known spiny softshell in the pet trade, ...
There are very few animals predating spiny softshell turtles. However, these
turtles are sometimes preyed by otters. Species like the ...
Care and Feeding: Spiny Soft-shell Turtles are carnivores. They feed readily on
fish (avoid carp and catfish), worms, crickets, pink mice, crayfish, and shrimp.
Though they may bury in the sand, they are quick, alert, and many are graceful
swimmers. A big display tank with Spiny, Smooth, or Florida Soft-shelled turtles is
Unlike most turtles, who have hard, bony shells, the spiny softshell has a ... their
time hiding in the gravel, stalking prey or staying out of sight of other predators.
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