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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What

San Cristóbal Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. mertensi

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 4, 2012 04:25 PM CST

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 5, 2012 03:55 PM CST

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Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus venustissimus, the subspecies found on Espanola and Gardner-near-Espanola.

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Iguana Marina Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

sulayman

Date

May 1, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 8, 2012 08:28 AM CST

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 9, 2012 08:55 AM CST

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Genovesa Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. nanus

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 10, 2012 08:57 AM CST

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Date

February 1, 2014

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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.

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Observer

danielasalazar

Date

September 9, 2014

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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.

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

julies

Date

May 1, 2013

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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...)
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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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