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

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  • French
    • Iguane Marin
    • Amblyrhynche
    • Amblyrhynche à crête
    • Iguane marin
  • 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
  • Spanish
    • Iguana Marina
  • German
    • Meerechse

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Recent observations

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What

Galapagos Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

lucilleconrad

Date

July 11, 2013

Place

Galapagos (Google, OSM)

Description

Galapagos Marine Iguana swimming in one of the Islands in the Galapagos

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

duarte

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

duarte

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

naturalist231

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

May 22, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

naturalist210

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

loarie

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

loarie

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

schwille

Date

January 10, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

schwille

Date

January 10, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

naturalist196

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

naturalist191

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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Conservation Summary

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