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

Classification
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  • Malagasy
    • Fano hara
  • 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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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

kayko77

Date

July 11, 2014 11:37 AM CEST

Place

Maldives (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jhjanicki

Date

September 21, 2012

Description

on reef at night (by Shawn Miller)

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jhjanicki

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

Saw turtle swimming while snorkeling

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

daniellemurcia

Date

July 11, 2016 10:42 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

daniellemurcia

Date

July 10, 2016 08:43 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jhjanicki

Date

May 22, 2016 10:22 AM JST

Description

The turtle swam in front of us when we were diving.

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

agu

Date

August 13, 2016 03:04 PM CDT

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

swalmsley

Date

November 3, 2012 02:36 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

miguelyga

Date

November 2, 2014 11:06 AM CST

Place

Bahamas (Google, OSM)

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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

jackmorley

Date

July 16, 2016 06:48 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Nest of 175 hatchlings

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

anacarohdez

Date

January 27, 2016 03:31 PM BOT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

July 16, 2016

Place

Bahia, BR (Google, OSM)
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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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