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Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill turtle


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lexID:
5300 
AphiaID:
137207 
Scientific:
Eretmochelys imbricata 
German:
Echte Karettschildkröte 
English:
Hawksbill Turtle 
Category:
Reptiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Eretmochelys (Genus) > imbricata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
West Sahara, Gambia, Sudan, Barbados, El Salvador, Djibouti, Kuwait, Straße von Gibralta, Suriname, (the) Maldives, Algeria, Angola, Australia, Azores, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, European Coasts, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guam, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Atlantic Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Mediterranean Sea, the Netherlands Antilles, the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, West-Atlantic Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
0 - 300 Meter 
Size:
31.5" - 35.43" (80cm - 90cm) 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Aquatic plant, Clams, Cnidaria, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Jellyfish, Sea squirts, Sepia, Snails, Sponges, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Critically endangered (CR) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-21 14:42:31 

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(Linnaeus, 1766)

IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cryptodira (Suborder) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Eretmochelys (Genus) > Eretmochelys imbricata (Species)

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