The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of
the largest freshwater turtle species in North America. They get their name from ...
Learn more about the Spiny softshell turtle - with amazing Spiny softshell turtle
photos ... This species is also protected under the Species at Risk Act (SARA).
ENDANGERED SPECIES ... Female spiny softshells can be large, up to 17
inches (43.2 cm) in shell length, while the males are much smaller ... Because the
spiny softshell turtle is listed as threatened in South Dakota, collection, capture,
Spiny softshell turtles have soft, flat, rounded carapaces (shells) without large
scales. ... Spiny softshell turtles occupy areas from central-eastern U.S. (western
New .... by the IUCN, CITES, or the U.S. Endangered Species Act. (Harding, 1997
Several species of softshell turtle are endangered, for example Cantor's ...
Eastern spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera) also occasionally make an
Other/Previous Names: Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle,Spiny Softshell Turtle .... In
Quebec, the Spiny Softshell is protected by the Act Respecting Threatened or ...
The Spiny softshell is a medium-large freshwater turtle that is easily recognized
by ... Threatened Species and their general habitat are automatically protected.
The eastern spiny soft-shell turtle (A. spinifera spinifera) occupies the ranges
from .... They are not listed as endangered, vulnerable, or threatened by the IUCN
Mar 28, 2013 ... It's not just in Thailand that people get caught with endangered turtles, it happens
right here in North America. In Toronto, A local restauranteur ...
Jun 6, 2016 ... The spiny softshell turtle has been put on the country's endangered species list,
despite extensive efforts in places like London to keep the ...