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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tbrooks

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June 30, 2002

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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tbrooks

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June 24, 2002

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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cwood

Date

April 22, 2016 06:17 AM PDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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cwood

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April 17, 2016 01:57 PM PDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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helenidriggs

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May 6, 2016 03:34 PM EDT

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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

Date

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

Date

August 1, 2015
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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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