Globally Vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Amblyrhynchus cristatus
    • ? amblyrhincus
    • Amblyrhincus ater
    • Amblyrhincus cristatus
    • Amblyrhincus demarlii
    • Hypsilophus ater
    • Hypsilophus cristatus
    • Oreocephalus cristatus
  • English
    • Galapagos Marine Iguana
    • Fernandina Marine Iguana
    • Galápagos Marine Iguana
    • Sea Iguana
    • Marine Iguana
  • French
    • Amblyrhynche à crête
    • Iguane marin
    • Amblyrhynche
    • Iguane Marin
  • Spanish
    • Iguana Marina
  • German
    • Meerechse

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Recent observations

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

July 22, 2010

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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alyssabecraft

Date

May 1, 2013

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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jamesrobertson

Date

May 1, 2015

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

dkaposi

Date

August 9, 2011 03:48 PM EDT

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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mj1247

Date

June 1, 2015

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andyjones

Date

April 28, 2009 03:31 PM EDT

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Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Please acknowledge any use of this photo - Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andyjones

Date

April 27, 2009 04:44 PM EDT

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Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Please acknowledge any use of this photo - Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andyjones

Date

April 26, 2009 03:09 PM EDT

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Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Please acknowledge any use of this photo - Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

brook

Date

November 22, 2015 06:25 AM CST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

brook

Date

November 20, 2015 11:24 AM CST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

brook

Date

November 19, 2015 01:46 PM CST

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

brook

Date

November 17, 2015 04:18 PM CST

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Description

Santa Cruz, Las Bachas

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Description from Wikipedia

The marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) is an iguana found only on the Galápagos Islands that has the ability, unique among modern lizards, to live and forage in the sea, making it a marine reptile. The iguana can dive over 9 m (30 ft) into the water. It has spread to all the islands in the archipelago, and is sometimes called the Galápagos marine iguana. It mainly lives on the rocky Galápagos shore, but can also be spotted in...

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