Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata

Photo: Frank van Spelde

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Eretmochelys [genus] (1)
imbricata [species]

Classification

Cheloniidae [family]
Eretmochelys [genus] (1)
imbricata [species]

Names

Dutch name Karetschildpad
English name Hawksbill
Alternative English name Hawksbill Turtle
Alternative English name Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Valid name Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)

Classification