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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What

Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

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Square

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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csavy

Date

November 25, 2015

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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jpsilva

Date

April 29, 2009 02:09 PM WEST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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jpsilva

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April 30, 2009 10:24 AM WEST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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jpsilva

Date

April 30, 2009 06:00 AM WEST

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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casteloale

Date

April 1, 2016

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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huatulco

Date

March 30, 2016

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Description

aproximadamente 1 metro de largo

approximately 1 meter long

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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glawrence21

Date

March 14, 2015

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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macquafredda13

Date

March 14, 2016

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Square

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Date

February 6, 2016

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Description

Turtle resting on reefs.

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Square

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

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casteloale

Date

December 26, 2015

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Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata

Observer

profaunabaja

Date

December 10, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

SCUBA dive, rocky reef, turtle covered in algae. has a round marking on the posterior left supracaudal scute. Several photos

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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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