Eretmochelys imbricata

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Related to Eretmochelys imbricata: Lepidochelys kempii, Lepidochelys olivacea
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Noun1.Eretmochelys imbricata - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beakEretmochelys imbricata - pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
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In Mexico, PROFEPA has been fighting an uphill battle to protect the seven species of endangered or threatened turtles that inhabit the country's territorial waters: The lora (Lepidochelys kempii or Kemp's ridley), the laud (Dermochelys coriacea or leatherback), the golfina (Lepidochelys olivacea or olive ridley), the caguama (Caretta caretta or loggerhead), the carey (Eretmochelys imbricata or hawk's bill), the blanca, and the prieta.
The status of the hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata and green turtle Chelonia mydas of Melaka and Negeri Sembilan.
We detected nine species of reptiles on our transects: Crocodylus acutus, Eretmochelys imbricata, Aristelliger georgeensis, Hemidactylus frenatus, Ctenosaura similis, Iguana iguana, Anolis allisoni, Anolis sagrei, and Aspidoscelis maslini.
Bahrain's territorial waters host a range of marine turtles of which three are predominant, the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta).
Dubai -- The critically endangered Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is now starting its nesting season on the shores of Dubai.
Five important turtle species; green turtle (Chelonia mydas) olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) and leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) have been reported in the Indian Ocean [2].
En lineas generales, las tortugas Eretmochelys imbricata y Caretta caretta capturadas en la Alta Guajira del Golfo de Venezuela se presentaron clinicamente saludables.
Five sea turtle species use the Brazilian coast for reproduction and feeding: loggerhead (Caretta caretta Linnaeus, 1758), green (Chelonia mydas Linnaeus, 1758), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli, 1761), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea Eschscholtz, 1829) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata Linnaeus, 1766) (Marcovaldi and Dei Marcovaldi, 1999).
Esta relacion tambien se ha observado en las poblaciones desovantes de la tortuga verde (Chelonia mydas; Balazs y Chaloupka, 2004), la siete filos del Pacifico (Dermochelys coriacea; Saba et al., 2007) y la tortuga carey (Eretmochelys imbricata) en Seychelles (Broderick et al., 2001).