Eretmochelys


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Related to Eretmochelys: hawksbill turtle, Chelonia, Hawksbill Sea Turtle
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These regulations include Turtle Exclusion Devices (commonly known as TED's) that protect sea turtles (Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata, and Lepidochelys kempii) from being caught in the nets, and Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRD's) that protect finfish.
Common name Scientific name Catch Spiny lobster Panulirus argus <10 Hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata <10 Black durgon Melichthys niger <10 Yellow stingray Urolophus jamaicensis <10 Scrawled filefish Aluterus scriptus <10 Schoolmaster Lutjanus apodus <10 Sand tilefish Malacanthus plumieri <10 Snappers Lutjanus spp.
Tropical sponges also provide an important food source for hawksbill sea turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata, (Witzell, 1983).
coastal waters: green, Chelonia mydas; loggerhead, Caretta caretta; Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempi; hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea.
NMFS personnel recorded 45 sightings of 18 individual sea turtles including 10 loggerhead, Caretta caretta; 2 leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea; 1 hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and 5 unidentified sea turtles (Table 3).
The threatened and endangered species involved in fishery interactions are the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi; humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae; leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea; olive ridley turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea; loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta; hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata; and green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas.
They are the loggerhead, Caretta caretta; Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempi; green Chelonia mydas; leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea; and hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata (Dean and Steinbach, 1981; Anonymous (1)).