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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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Date

February 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

this is an endemic iguana is beautiful and is the iguana specie of santa cruz this iguana can swim,they live at rocky beach the scientific name is Amblyrhynchus cristatus the size is 1,3 m and the weight is 1,5 kg.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

danielasalazar

Date

September 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

hey live in rocky areas of the Galapagos Islands , his life depends on the marine environment , feed on seaweed and swim in the ocean in search of food.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

April 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Iguana marina (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andresdavid

Date

September 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Endemic to the Galapagos islands, species inhabits rocky shores of this Ecuadorian archipelago

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

alecavilach

Date

August 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The marine iguana is only found in Galapagos Islands, it has a unique ability among lizards, to live in the sea, making it a marine reptile

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

jcrowley12

Date

July 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Iguana Marina Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

keyko_cruz

Date

February 18, 2014 10:31 AM PET

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Iguana Marina
Galápagos

Photos / Sounds

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

loarie

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

    No range data available.