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

mjwarman

Date

October 7, 2009

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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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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

davidr

Date

August 15, 2015 12:32 AM HST

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Description

Marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus)

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San Cristóbal Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. mertensi

Observer

fatroosterfarm

Date

October 15, 2015

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Description

la Loberia

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San Cristóbal Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. mertensi

Observer

fatroosterfarm

Date

October 20, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jaico

Date

July 9, 2015 04:54 PM CDT

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jaico

Date

July 9, 2015 04:20 PM CDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jaico

Date

July 9, 2015 03:34 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jaico

Date

July 9, 2015 03:11 PM CDT

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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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