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

Classification
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All Names

  • French
    • Tortue Imbriqu
    • Tortue Caret
    • Tortue
    • Caret
    • Caret
    • Tortue À Bec Faucon
    • Tortue À Écailles
    • Tortue Caret
    • Tortue Imbriquée
  • Spanish
    • tortuga carey
  • Seri
    • moosni quipáacalc
  • English
    • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    • Hawksbill Turtle
    • Hawksbill
  • Scientific Names
    • Eretmochelys imbricata
    • Chelone imbricata
    • Chelonia imbricata
    • Chelonia radiata
    • Testudo imbricata
  • Unknown
    • Hawksbill
  • German
    • Echte Karettschildkröte

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Recent observations

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

csavy

Date

December 17, 2009

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Square

Observer

rudicerny

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dead newborn baby. Anse Georgette, Praslin

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

davidr

Date

July 21, 2013 02:42 PM HST

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No photos or sounds

What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 20, 2007

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Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

csavy

Date

December 12, 2008

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Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

February 25, 2014

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Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

February 21, 2014 02:21 PM EST

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Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

February 21, 2014 08:11 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jeniferaustin

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jeniferaustin

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jeniferaustin

Date

May 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.