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

Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    • Hawksbill Turtle
    • Hawksbill
  • 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
    • Tortue Caret
    • Tortue Imbriqu
  • German
    • Echte Karettschildkröte
  • Seri
    • moosni quipáacalc
  • Spanish
    • tortuga carey
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-escamas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

josegutierrez

Date

September 1, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

tierraiberica

Date

August 20, 2007

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Square

What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

martinmandak

Date

December 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The individual as a souvenir (it cost only 25 000 Ar...) in the La Jonque Hotel was captured (or bought) in the sea near Vohemar in 2005 (based on information provided by the hotel owner)

Photos / Sounds

Pb030371

What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

davidr

Date

November 3, 2014 04:56 AM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

tierraiberica

Date

September 9, 2008

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 19, 2014 05:26 PM EST

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 19, 2014 02:27 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

tierraiberica

Date

July 27, 2008

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

ivancumpian

Date

November 21, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Tortuga Carey que fue capturada con problemas de salud y rehabilitada en el Zoo de Tamatán, despues liberada de nuevo a la vida silvestre. CONANP, SEDUMA Y PROFEPA.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

almeyda64

Date

July 31, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

almeyda64

Date

July 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

ctnash

Date

October 25, 2014 03:52 PM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw and tagged many on QNPWS field work on Clack Reef lagoon.

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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.