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Related to Eretmochelys: hawksbill turtle, Chelonia, Hawksbill Sea Turtle
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Noun1.Eretmochelys - hawksbills
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Eretmochelys imbricata, hawkbill, hawksbill, hawksbill turtle, tortoiseshell turtle - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
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The Hawksbill turtle - scientific name Eretmochelys imbricate - is a critically endangered species belonging to the Cheloniidae family of sea turtles.
All species of sea turtles in the western Atlantic Ocean occur in Florida's Atlantic waters (Caldwell and Carr, 1957), including loggerhead; green; leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea; hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, turtles.
Reproductive biology of the hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata, at Tortuguero, Costa Rica, with notes on the ecology of the species in the Caribbean.
The endangered hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, possesses TSD, which may allow it to produce a variety of sex ratios.