Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata)—Endangered
sea turtles have a slender body and head, and a narrow beak that
resembles that of a hawk and is designed for foraging in coral. Its
shell, thought to be the most beautiful of the sea turtles, is reddish
or dark brown. Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical
waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They grow to just
over three feet in length and can weigh up to 150 lbs. Download a fact sheet about hawksbill sea turtles here.
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