Assessment of the Conservation Status of the Hawksbill Turtle in the Indian Ocean and South-East Asia Region


IOSEA Species Assessment: Volume 3

The assessment collated the following information on the conservation status of hawksbill turtles for each population or putative population throughout the IOSEA Region: 1) Ecological range and geographic spread of nesting and foraging sites; 2) Threats to hawksbill turtle populations; 3) Management and governance actions; 4) Biological data for breeding and foraging populations.

Information was sourced from scientific literature, grey literature, national reports from Signatory States to IOSEA, and experts within IOSEA's sub-regions (Western Indian Ocean, North-Western Indian Ocean, Northern Indian Ocean, and South-East Asia and Australia.

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Author(s)Mark Hamann
Freya Flavell
Jack Frazier
Colin J. Limpus
Jeff D. Miller
Jeanne A. Mortimer
Published DateMarch 2022
Publication LanguageEnglish
PublisherCMS Secretariat
TypeTechnical Reports
CMS InstrumentIOSEA Marine Turtles