The normal lifespan of hawksbill turtles is thought to be about 30 to 50 years, however biologists are not sure exactly how long they live.
Range lifespanStatus: captivity: 20+ (high) years.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Matthew Wund, University of Michigan
Michael Edelman, University of Michigan
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