For years, humans have hunted the hawksbill turtles in order to sell their scutes. Also, humans eat the turtles as well as their eggs.
Positive Impacts: food ; body parts are source of valuable material
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Benefits"
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Matthew Wund, University of Michigan
Michael Edelman, University of Michigan
Edelman, M. 2004. "Eretmochelys imbricata" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Eretmochelys_imbricata.html
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