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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata

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Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill sea turtle


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Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

I agree whit Samantha

StacyTaylor
StacyTaylor 10 years ago

I looked through the ID guide that I have, and you are definitely right with the Hawksbill. Thanks! :)

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 10 years ago

What a beauty - but I'm sure this is a Hawksbill - they have a a set of four smaller scutes (plates) on the forehead like this guy. Greens only have two and the scutes are much larger!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Grate shots

StacyTaylor
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Spotted on Jun 23, 2010
Submitted on Jan 21, 2012

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