Eretmochelys imbricata, hawksbill turtle, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Eretmochelys imbricata, hawksbill turtle, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Eretmochelys imbricata

Eretmochelys imbricata Description

Carapace elliptical, with imbricated dorsal scutes. Head medium-sized and narrow, 2 pairs of prefrontal and 3 or 4 post-orbital scales. Pointed beak. 4 pairs of lateral scutes. Each flipper bears 2 claws on its anterior border. Carapace have 3 keels of sp

Eretmochelys imbricata Common Names

  • hawksbill turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Eretmochelys imbricata? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Eretmochelys imbricata species belongs to.

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Eretmochelys imbricata, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Eretmochelys imbricata marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Eretmochelys imbricata. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Eretmochelys imbricata are marked in green.

Eretmochelys imbricata, geographic distribution

Where is Eretmochelys imbricata found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Eretmochelys imbricata can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Maldives South Ari Atoll Broken Rock
Egypt Sharm El Sheikh Jackson Reef
Mexico Playa del Carmen Tortugas
East Timor Liquiçá Dili Rock West
Philippines Romblon San Pedro Sanctuary
Thailand Koh Phi Phi Koh Bida Nok
Belize Ambergris Caye Mermaid's Lair
South Africa Cape Town Two Oceans Aquarium
Egypt Sharm El Sheikh Temple
Thailand Similans Islands Coral Reef
Thailand Koh Tao Island Shark Island
Grenada Carriacou Barracuda Point
Grenada Carriacou Sharky's Part II
Egypt El Gouna Sha'ab El Erg
Thailand Koh Phi Phi Palong Wall
Honduras Roatan Island Connie's Dream
Netherlands Antilles Curaçao Sweet Alice - Playa Forti
Netherlands Antilles Saint Maarten & Saint Martin Basse Espagnolé
Barbados Bridgetown Ernie's Bar
Indonesia Candi Dasa, Bali Jetty
Palau South Palau Reef Ngemelis Wall
Malaysia Mabul Island House Reef
Egypt Dahab Shoe Stump
Egypt Sharm El Sheikh Shark Reef Yolanda
Jordan Aqaba King Abdullah Reef
Malaysia Tioman Island House Reef
Egypt Marsa Alam Marsa Abu Dabab
Netherlands Antilles Curaçao Harry's Hole - Wet Suit City - Coral Cliff Drop Off
Thailand Similans Islands Turtle Rock
Thailand Similans Islands Batfish Bend
Australia South West Rocks Fish Rock Cave
Thailand Koh Tao Island Nam Tok Point
Thailand Koh Tao Island Southwest Pinnacle
Thailand Koh Tao Island Red Rock - Nang Yuan Pinnacle
Thailand Koh Tao Island Koh Ma, Mae Haad
Thailand Koh Phi Phi Koh Bida Nai
Portugal São Miguel Island Vila Franca islet
Egypt Hurghada Carless Reef
Indonesia Komodo Bengab Kecil
Thailand Pattaya HMTS Khram Wreck

    Eretmochelys imbricata, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Eretmochelys imbricata species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Eretmochelys imbricata.