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

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catta

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October 11, 2013

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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catta

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October 10, 2013

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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catta

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October 7, 2013

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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smuller

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May 9, 2016 10:33 AM EDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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soaress

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May 1, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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soaress

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May 1, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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soaress

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August 1, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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ioan_gronas_34

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May 25, 2010 06:09 AM EDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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cullin

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May 19, 2014 07:23 AM PDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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cullin

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May 17, 2014 04:57 PM PDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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cullin

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May 15, 2014 06:31 AM PDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

cullin

Date

May 15, 2014 08:22 AM PDT

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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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