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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San Cristóbal Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. mertensi

Observer

tazer

Date

August 14, 2016 11:52 AM EDT

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What

San Cristóbal Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. mertensi

Observer

nature_fiend

Date

April 1, 2016 10:00 AM EDT

Description

This iguana had some ticks on his body. It was interesting to see that ticks were attached to a marine reptile.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

setaearmor

Date

October 25, 2015 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Tortuga Bay

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Santa Cruz Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. hassi

Observer

wildlifedoc

Date

May 13, 2016 11:05 AM CDT

Description

Marine Iguana - Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. 13 May 2016

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Santa Cruz Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. hassi

Observer

wildlifedoc

Date

May 13, 2016 09:19 AM CDT

Description

Marine Iguana - Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. 13 May 2016

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

July 22, 2010

Place

Ecuador (Google, OSM)

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

alyssabecraft

Date

May 1, 2013

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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jamesrobertson

Date

May 1, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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dkaposi

Date

August 9, 2011 03:48 PM EDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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mj1247

Date

June 1, 2015

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andyjones

Date

April 28, 2009 03:31 PM EDT

Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Please acknowledge any use of this photo - Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Observer

andyjones

Date

April 27, 2009 04:44 PM EDT

Description

Amblyrhynchus cristatus. Please acknowledge any use of this photo - Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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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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