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hawksbill:

see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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Each haplotype was compared to previously assigned haplotypes and named using the standardized nomenclature conventions recently established for the hawksbill turtles (LeRoux et al.
The Jebel Ali Marine Sanctuary hosts nests of the Hawksbill turtle, an endangered species
He also posted photos of hawksbill turtle carapace on his Facebook account," said Arleigh Adorable, director of the Department of Environment in Natural Resources in Western Mindanao.
The nests are now under the observation of Tourism Development & Investment Company's (TDIC) environmental affairs team, as part of the company's Hawksbill Turtle Conservation Programme, the only one of its kind in the Arabian Gulf.
Hawksbill turtles, native to Gulf waters, are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species.
The hawksbill turtles normally come up from the sea to lay their nests in front of Coconut Court Beach Hotel between now and October and long-haul specialist Hayes & Jarvis (0871 664 0246 www.
In this study we provide the most current and robust nesting dataset for hawksbill turtles in the eastern Pacific.
We agreed we would all still work together in the effort to save and preserve the hawksbill turtles.
Dubai: More than 100 critically endangered hawksbill turtles found sick and injured on beaches were on Monday released back into the sea after being nurtured back to health in Dubai.
In spite of the UAE s harsh temperatures and the salinity of its waters, the habitats and species on the island, including mangroves, hawksbill turtles, dolphins and the Socotra Cormorant, continue to thrive.
Beach-front properties at Sdiyat are also conducting events to raise public awareness about protection of hawksbill turtles.
The purpose of this activity was to increase the nesting habitat for the endangered Hawksbill Turtles.