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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rmcminds

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February 4, 2011 02:06 PM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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rmcminds

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January 26, 2011 09:14 AM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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rmcminds

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January 25, 2011 06:10 PM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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rmcminds

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January 16, 2011 03:24 PM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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scutdude

Date

September 22, 2014 09:25 AM PDT

Description

Galapagos marine iguanas (Iguanidae: Amblyrhynchus cristatus) with a red rock crab (aka:Sally Lightfoot; Grapsidae: Grapsus grapsus) in the background, photographed at Punta Espinoza on Isla Fernandina on 22 September 2014.
Original RAW IMG_3063.CR2.

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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emmahines26

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June 9, 2014 09:42 AM CDT

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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bluevalhalla

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November 24, 2016 08:39 AM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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bluevalhalla

Date

November 24, 2016 05:56 AM PST

Description

On Fernandina

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Santa Cruz Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus ssp. hassi

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bluevalhalla

Date

November 22, 2016 03:13 PM PST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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bekkita

Date

August 12, 2016 08:52 AM CDT

Description

Marine Iguana | Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Galápagos, Ecuador

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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zelicaon

Date

November 17, 2016 07:02 PM MST

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Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus

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tbrooks

Date

June 30, 2002
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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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