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Spiny softshell turtle


The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is a species of softshell turtle, one of the largest freshwater turtle species in North America. Both the common name, ...

Spiny Softshell Turtle - National Wildlife Federation


Learn about the biology and behavior of the spiny softshell turtle.

Spiny Softshell - Northern State University


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, and ...

Species Profile (Spiny Softshell) - Species at Risk Public Registry


Other/Previous Names: Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle,Spiny Softshell Turtle .... In Quebec, the Spiny Softshell is protected by the Act Respecting Threatened or ...

The Endangered Spiny Softshell Turtle - Awesome Ocean


Jun 9, 2016 ... Feature Image Source. By: Natasha Lehr. The spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera) is one of the largest freshwater turtles in North America, ...

Facts About Softshell Turtles | Animals - mom.me


Several species of softshell turtle are endangered, for example Cantor's ... Eastern spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera) also occasionally make an appearance.

Spiny softshell | Ontario.ca


Oct 2, 2015 ... The Spiny softshell is a medium-large freshwater turtle that is easily ... Species and their general habitat are automatically protected.

Spiny Softshell Turtle - Wildlife Preservation Canada


Spiny softshell turtle, freshwater turtle, turtle, ontario turtle, turtle. ... softshells have been classified as threatened by the Committee on the Status of Endangered ...

Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle | Herpetological Resource and ...


Rivers and larger streams, inland lakes, reservoirs, and even protected bays and ... Softshell Turtle eggs are spherical like Snapping Turtle eggs, but are smaller ...

ADW: Apalone spinifera: INFORMATION


The eastern spiny soft-shell turtle (A. spinifera spinifera) occupies the ranges from .... by the IUCN, CITES, or the U.S. Endangered Species Act. (Harding, 1997 ).

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Spiny softshell turtle videos, photos and facts - Apalone spinifera ...


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).

Apalone spinifera - BioKIDS - University of Michigan


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 ).

Spiny Softshell Turtle - Reptiles and Amphibians of Ontario | A New ...


Other names: eastern spiny softshell turtle, Trionyx spiniferus, Trionyx ... The spiny softshell turtle is currently listed as Endangered by the Committee on the ...