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Noun1.Amblyrhynchus - marine iguanasAmblyrhynchus - marine iguanas      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Amblyrhynchus cristatus, marine iguana - shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
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There is one small lizard belonging to a South American genus, and two species (and probably more) of the Amblyrhynchus -- a genus confined to the Galapagos Islands.
The Amblyrhynchus, a remarkable genus of lizards, is confined to this archipelago; there are two species, resembling
The microevolution of the Galapagos marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus assessed by nuclear and mitochondrial genetic analyses.
Species Characiformes Bryconidae Salminus hilarii Valenciennes, 1850 Anostomidae Leporellus vittatus (Valenciennes, 1850) Leporinus amblyrhynchus Garavello and Britski, 1987 Leporinus friderici (Bloch, 1794) Leporinus obtusidens (Valenciennes, 1837) Leporinus octofasciatus Steindachner, 1915 Schizodon nasutus Kner, 1858 Characidae Astyanax altiparanae Garutti and Britski, 2000 Astyanax gr.
Caranx fidcatus = Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus (Cuvier): Bluntnose Jack; p.
3 Galapagos marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, is listed as ' vulnerable' by the IUCN Red List
The big, surf-diving iguanas of the Galapagos, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, were just one of the species that the world's nature lovers feared for during the tense days after a tanker struck San Cristobal Island on Jan.
Adult male marine iguanas, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, which are three times heavier than females, get more resources by feeding on the same marine algae as females but in a different location (Trillmich and Trillmich 1986, Wikelski and Trillmich 1997).