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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata


Followed this Hawksbill sea turtle for a while. It was a small one, only about two feet in length. It swam over a sea anemone and the clownfish were very quick to come out to defend their home. On other dives I've seen Hawksbills completely devouring an entire sea anemone and the clownfish pecking at the turtles eyes. It was fascinating.


Coral Reef. Saw this sea turtle at Sombrero Island

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Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 1, 2015
Submitted on Feb 11, 2015

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