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

Classification
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All Names

  • 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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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

homerobeunicus

Date

March 13, 2003

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Description

Ejemplar del reino Animalia, Clase Reptilia, Familia Chenoliidae. Eretmochelys imbricata, Tortuga Carey.
Se observó durante un trabajo de inspección submarino el el Campo Cantarell

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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lovelyclemmy

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April 22, 2016 01:00 PM GYT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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May 18, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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birdnerdjosh

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February 18, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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juancruzado

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May 6, 2016 06:07 AM COT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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marioleal85

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April 26, 2014

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

May 3, 2016

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Description

Uno de los adultos mas grandes que eh visto de esta especie

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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brettbutler

Date

March 25, 2016 02:40 AM EDT

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Description

Juvenile hawksbill washed up on the beach and was very mal-nourished. Died shortly after.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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jpsilva

Date

April 29, 2009 02:09 PM WEST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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jpsilva

Date

April 30, 2009 10:24 AM WEST

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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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