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Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus 1766)

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Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family sea turtles. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are found in the palearctic, The Neotropics, and the indo-malayan realm. They are solitary, diurnal omnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Hawksbill Sea Turtle. View this species on GBIF