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Eretmochelys imbricata


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lexID:
5300 
Scientific:
Eretmochelys imbricata 
German:
Echte Karettschildkröte 
English:
Hawksbill turtle 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Eretmochelys (Genus) > imbricata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Northern Mariana Islands, Cambodia, Yemen, Peru, Kiribati, Brunei Darussalam, Réunion , Senegal, French Guiana, Tansania, Namibia, the Netherlands Antilles, Jamaica, West Sahara, Panama, Portugal, Congo, Costa Rica, São Tomé e Principé, Gambia, Sudan, Mozambique, Haiti, Tokelau, Iran, Vietnam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, the Canary Islands, Barbados, Columbia, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), El Salvador, Nauru, India, Puerto Rico, Kuwait, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Straße von Gibralta, Suriname, Myanmar, Uruguay, Israel, Wake Atoll, Comores, Ecuador, Sierra Leone, Guatemala, Algeriet, Andamanhavet, Angola, Australien, Azorerne, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Brasilien, Britiske øer, Caribien, Dominikanske republik, Egypten, Europæiske kyster, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Galapagos, Guam, Hawaii, Honduras, Indonesien, Japan, Kap Verde, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Middelhavet, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Spanien, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Thailand, Timor, USA, Vanuatu , Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
80 cm - 90 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Cnidaria, Sponges, Sea squirts, Aquatic plant, Zoobenthos, Alger, Blæksprutte, invertebrater, Jellyfish, Koral polypper, Krabber, Muslinger, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Taskekrabber 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-21 14:42:31 

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(Linnaeus, 1766)

IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cryptodira (Suborder) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Eretmochelys (Genus) > Eretmochelys imbricata (Species)

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