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

Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Hawksbill
    • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    • Hawksbill Turtle
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-escamas
  • 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

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Recent observations

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Observer

cytnhia

Date

July 10, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Se observaron 9 E. imbricata anidando en mayo y 3 E. imbricata anidando en julio del 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 3, 2014 04:00 PM EET

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 3, 2014 03:30 PM EET

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

souslevent971

Date

January 1, 2012

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Description

Hawksbill seaturtles in Guadeloupe, Cousteau Marine Park

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Square

What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

azchipka

Date

May 28, 2009 05:37 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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P7241804

What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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davidr

Date

July 24, 2013 10:46 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

dave_k_h

Date

June 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Female nesting mid-morning on Playa Tortuguero

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 31, 2013 06:30 AM EET

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

markkir

Date

February 21, 2013 01:51 AM CET

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(Somewhere...)

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 8, 2012 10:15 AM EST

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 24, 2014 04:10 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 23, 2014 08:49 PM EDT

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.