Hawksbill sea turtle

The hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is a critically endangered sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only extant species in the genus Eretmochelys. The species has a worldwide distribution, with Atlantic and Indo-Pacific subspecies??"E. i. imbricata and E. i. bissa, respectively.

Human fishing practices threaten E. imbricata populations with extinct ...

ion. The World Conservation Union classifies the hawksbill as critically endangered. Hawksbill shells were the primary source of tortoiseshell material used for decorative purposes. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species outlaws the capture and trade of hawksbill sea turtles and products derived from them.  Wiki

Hawksbill sea turtle Eretmochelys imbricata News

  • Batangas Philippines One Of Worlds Richest Marine Life

    During these dives we saw rare hawksbill turtle, lionfish, nemos, jack fish and tons of new ones right here in Batangas Philippines. Also a incredible beautiful wreck dive from a previously floating restaurant. Also a great thing about Batangas it's only about 2-3 hours away from Manila.

  • Maritime Group Releases Turtle Hatchlings

    Maritime Group Releases Turtle Hatchlings

    Around 118 hatchlings of the critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtles were released Tuesday night along the shores of Dos Palmas Island Resort, Honda Bay, Barangay Sta. Lourdes.

    PO2 Primrose Flores , spokesperson of the 2nd Special Operations Unit-Maritime Group (2nd SOU-MG) said the release of the Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) hatchlings happened around 10:00 p.m. on January 16.

    "Sadya lang nangitlog doon ang mga pawikan. Binantayan at in-assist ng biologist ng Dos Palmas ang mga itlog para hindi magambala ng kung ano. Ayon sa biologist, time na rin para i-release," she said.

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  • Pawikan Nga Na Trap Sa Netting Na Rescue

    Pawikan Nga Na Trap Sa Netting Na Rescue

    Narescue ag nabalik eon kainang hapon sa dagat do na trap nga pawikan sa baybayon it Purok 2, Navitas, Numancia, Aklan.

    Nasayuran nga isaeang ka Hawksbill Sea Turtle do nasambitan nga pawikan nga natrap sa netting nga ginapanag-iyahan ni Ensign Marcelo Bustamante, nga miyembro man it Philippine Coastguard Auxiliary sa lugar.

    Suno kay Captain Pepito Ruiz, Operations Officer it 611 PCGA Western Visayas, na trap do pawikan kainang alas 6:25 it agahon bangod posible nga nag-inusoy raya it pagkaon.

    Sa presensya it mga otoridad, ginbabalik sa dagat do pawikan nga nagabug-at it 59 kilo, naga ...

  • Pawikan Aksidenteng Nalambat Sa Oriental Mindoro

    Pawikan Aksidenteng Nalambat Sa Oriental Mindoro

    Isang pawikan ang aksidenteng nahuli sa Oriental Mindoro kamakailan.

    Ayon kay Ariel Robledo na isang mangingisda sa Barangay Labasan, Bongabong, naghulog siya at ang kaniyang mga kasama ng talapira??"-isang uri ng lambat??"sa dagat.

    Nang hilahin nila ito sa tabi ay nakita nila ang pawikan na napasama sa kanilang mga nahuli sa lambat.

    Ang pawikan??"o green sea turtle??"ay may habang 100 centimeters, at may lapad na 96 cm.

    Tinatayang ito ay 15 to 20 years old.

    Agad namang ipinagbigay alam ni Robledo ang kaniyang nakita sa Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ng naturang bayan ...

  • Higit 100 Baby Hawksbill Turtles Pinakawalan Sa S.Leyte

    Mahigit 100 hawksbill turtles ang pinakawalan sa Southern Leyte. Sa San Fabian, Pangasinan naman ay natagpuan ang isang patay na pawikan.

  • Davao Light Releases Remaining Batch Of Pawikan Hatchlings In Cleanergy Park

    Davao Light Releases Remaining Batch Of Pawikan Hatchlings In Cleanergy Park

    Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. welcomed 129 baby Hawksbill Turltes from the last batch of Pawikan nest last April 30, 2017 in the Cleanergy Park at Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City.

    These pawikan hatchlings came from the fourth nest found last February 24, 2017. To date, a total of 627 hatchlings from the four nests discovered in the Cleanergy Park were released in the first quarter of 2017.

    Considered as critically endangered species, these pawikans gained support of the many who came to give cheers and wishes as our little shelled friends eagerly walked their way to star ...