2017) analyzed 33 years of nesting records for the hawksbill turtle
from nine sites along the eastern Pacific.
Carlos Diez catches a critically endangered Hawksbill Turtle
to gather data for its conservation
Predaceous ants may represent a particularly high risk to hawksbill turtles
While the aquarium's rescue of the turtle is an important and inspiring story, the fate of Hawksbill turtle
population in the Red Sea is cause for alarm, he added.
Under stress due to decades of increased human activity, pollution and natural threats in the Gulf, the hawksbill turtle
has been a source of concern for environmentalists who have closely monitored the annual migration of the well-travelled sea creatures.
Abu Dhabi - This year's first batch of hawksbill turtle
eggs have hatched and over 80 baby turtles emerged from their nest on Saadiyat Island.
This work explores the conservation efforts of individual species such as the hawksbill turtle
, saltwater crocodile, Australian tree kangaroos, and the endangered marsupial glider, as well as sustainable use strategies.
The Hawksbill turtle
- scientific name Eretmochelys imbricate - is a critically endangered species belonging to the Cheloniidae family of sea turtles.
Egypt boasts five species of sea turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, the Green Turtle, the Hawksbill Turtle
, the Olive Ridley Turtle and the Leatherback -- all of which are classified as either globally Endangered or Critically Endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
He further said that WWF-Pakistan with help of local fishermen has recently recorded authentic occurrence of Hawksbill turtle
in the offshore waters of Pakistan.
Since 2010, when TDIC began actively safeguarding the safety and security of the hatchlings under its Hawksbill Turtle
Conservation Programme, some 650 eggs have hatched successfully on Sdiyat.
Similar to other sea turtle species, the hawksbill turtle
hatchling oceanic stage is associated with Sargassum (Witherington et al.
and accidental capture have contributed to the decline in the Hawksbill turtle
Amdeep Sanghera holds a green (left) and hawksbill turtle
species he is helping to save
General Manager Wayne Milgate says that the Hawksbill Turtle
Protection Program is pleased to see guests and staff get behind these endangered species with their support and respect.