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

Classification
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All Names

  • Spanish
    • Tortuga carey
  • 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
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-de-escamas

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Recent observations

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What

hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

seanhiggins

Date

September 10, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

salmonskyview

Date

March 10, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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What

hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

January 31, 2011

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What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

sudachi

Date

May 8, 2015 03:28 PM JST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Eretmochelys imbricata
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Blue Corner, Palau
ブルーコーナー、パラオ

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What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

nouraalmansouri

Date

April 24, 2015 02:37 PM GST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

Observer

turtlemanta

Date

May 2, 2015 11:46 AM MDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Surfaced close to shore near fish camp then resurfaced next to Sula sp. Roosting area feeding. Was seen by sailboater in her kayak. Janna

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

sindic

Date

December 31, 2008 06:41 AM CET

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Tortuga de carey (Eretmochelys imbricata) Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

February 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Tortuga marina alimentándose frente al museo sub acuático de arte MUSA. En Isla Mujeres

Photos / Sounds

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Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

veiortiz

Date

April 19, 2015 11:19 PM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Apo reef mindoro philippines

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No photos or sounds

What

Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

veiortiz

Date

April 14, 2015 06:51 PM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Apo reef island, sablayan , mindoro, philipphines

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 17, 2015 10:27 AM 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.