Primarily the Warm waters of
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Mates in shallow waters off
nesting beaches, lays 50-200 eggs in 2' deep chamber
30" - 36"
The Hawksbill Turtle, like all sea turtles is an endangered species. This
carnivorous turtle has a variable diet consisting mostly of invertebrates such
as sponges, jellyfish, crustaceans, sea urchins, and mollusks.
This Hawksbill Turtle was swimming in the waters off of Guantanamo Bay,
Cuba. The diver in the photo is Bryan Ratermann and the Photo was taken
by Gabe Wilson.