Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata

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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 Indo-Pacific subspecies—E. i. imbricata and E. i. bissa, respectively.

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  1. (c) plentovi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/501325
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eretmochelys_imbricata

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Status Native