hawksbill hawksbill

Definition(s):

  • (n) pugnacious tropical sea turtle with a hawk-like beak; source of food and the best tortoiseshell

Usage(s):

  1. The boat will chart a course through the Bunaken National Marine Park to study the local undersea life: hawksbill turtles, sea stars, sea lilies.
  2. Aside from the marine sanctuary, Apo has about 11 dive sites with the usual submerged suspects: big hawksbill turtles, sea snakes and silver-striped mangrove jacks.
  3. Commercially important fish such as tuna, mackerel and sardines are threatened as well, as are hawksbill and green turtles.

News

  1. Eight Arrested in Puerto Rico for Illegal Trade in Endangered Sea Turtles for Human Consumption

    The waters around Puerto Rico are designated as a critical habitat for the hawksbill and the green sea turtle.
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Kansas City InfoZine

  2. Top Story

    Please login to view the requested resource. STANLEY - A fire at a residence on Hawksbill Park Road just outside Stanley on Friday morning caused $175,000 worth of damage and rendered the home “a total loss,” according to a press release...
    on July 20, 2013     Source: The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record

Quotes

  • "There is also an urgent need to clarify and bring certainty to the administration of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement in the Port Area," Ingraham said. "Accordingly, the Customs Management Act will be amended to put beyond doubt the powers of...
    on May 28, 2009 By: Hubert Ingraham Source: Nassau Guardian

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