Globally Critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • Malagasy
    • Fano hara
  • Italian
    • Tartaruga embricata
  • Scientific Names
    • Eretmochelys imbricata
    • Chelone imbricata
    • Chelonia imbricata
    • Chelonia radiata
    • Testudo imbricata
  • French
    • Caret
    • Tortue À Bec Faucon
    • Tortue À Écailles
    • Tortue Caret
    • Tortue Imbriquée
    • Caret
    • Tortue Caret
    • Tortue
    • Tortue Imbriqu
  • English
    • Hawksbill Turtle
    • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    • Hawksbill
  • German
    • Echte Karettschildkröte
  • Seri
    • moosni quipáacalc
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga carey
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-escamas
  • Tagalog
    • Pawikan

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Recent observations

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 14, 2016 09:30 AM AWST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

January 13, 2017 10:44 AM AEDT

Description

Nice to see another hawksbill in Sydney, this time at Kurnell

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

December 25, 2016

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Atlantic Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata ssp. imbricata

Observer

neild

Date

July 25, 2013 10:08 AM EDT

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Description

DIGITAL CAMERA

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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neild

Date

April 14, 2014 05:53 PM EDT

Place

Honduras (Google, OSM)

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sascha_schulz

Date

June 25, 2006

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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neild

Date

July 27, 2015 09:39 AM EDT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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neild

Date

August 18, 2016 04:32 PM EDT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

ciriloselva

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Tortuga de carey Eretmochelys imbricata juvenil alimentándose en la laguna arrecifal.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

December 15, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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December 13, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

December 12, 2016

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Description from Wikipedia

The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only extant species in the genus Eretmochelys. The species has a worldwide distribution, with Atlantic and Pacific subspecies. E. i. imbricata is the Atlantic subspecies, while E. i. bissa is found in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Widely distributed in tropical and subtropical seas, but due to heavy exploitation much less abundant than in the past, and likely still declining; at least 20,000 females nest each year; nesting locations have been reduced due to beach development and disturbance.
No range data available.
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