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

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maractwin

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January 27, 2016 02:51 PM PGT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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lovelyclemmy

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December 26, 2015 10:30 AM AWST

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nilsradecker

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January 31, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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lovelyclemmy

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December 28, 2015 12:00 PM AWST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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lovelyclemmy

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December 28, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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fabri

Date

May 24, 2015

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Description

It was a very very big male of hawksbill turtle, laying on the bottom in a small patch a reef called Blacks.
It remained there during the entire dive, eating sponges!

Pics taken in the context of project Green Bubbles, H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 643712.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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lovelyclemmy

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December 20, 2015 12:15 PM AWST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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joelemerson

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February 22, 2012

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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joelemerson

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December 20, 2012

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Description

laying eggs 5 meters from the main road.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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sherryk

Date

December 9, 2015

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Description

small male sea turtle recently deceased and just washing in with the tide.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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joelemerson

Date

December 20, 2012

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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joelemerson

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December 20, 2012

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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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