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 ...
Several species of softshell turtle are endangered, for example Cantor's ...
Eastern spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera) also occasionally make an
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
Family: Trionychidae Picture of a Spiny Soft-Shell Turtle ... They are listed by the
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC): ...
Spiny Soft-shell Turtle (Apalone spinifera spinifera). Identification: Smooth, flat, "
rubbery," skin-covered shell lacks scutes and has flexible edges. Brown or olive ...
Description: Apalone spinifera are easily distinguished from other turtles because
of their different looking carapace. Unlike most turtles in Georgia, the spiny ...
The Spiny softshell is a medium-large freshwater turtle that is easily recognized
by its shell, which is round, rather ... Unlike any other Ontario turtles, this species
has a soft shell. ... How to get an Endangered Species Act permit or authorization
This medium to large turtle has dark spots on the limbs, a small ridge on each
side of the ... Similar species: The western spiny softshell subspecies (A. spinifera
hartwegi) has small (not ... This medium-sized turtle is endangered in Missouri.
The midland smooth softshell is a rather plain-looking softshell turtle, with a
smooth, rather ... Similar species: Our other softshell, the spiny softshell (A.
spinifera), has spines or bumps ... This medium-sized turtle is endangered in
Other/Previous Names: Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle,Spiny Softshell Turtle ..... to
provide for the recovery of wildlife species that are extirpated, endangered or ...