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, ...
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).
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
The spiny softshell is Ontario's only turtle with a flexible, leathery carapace ... The
spiny softshell turtle is currently listed as Endangered by the Committee on the ...
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, ...
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
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 ...
Spiny Soft-shell Turtles are quite cute and comical as baby turtles. They are ...
They are listed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada
May 23, 2016 ... WASHINGTON— Coinciding with World Turtle Day, the U.S. Fish and ... on
International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). ...
Florida softshell turtles, smooth softshell turtles and spiny softshell ...
Medium to very large turtles with a round (hatchling) to oval (adult) ... Spiny
softshells take their name from small 'thorn-like' spines at the anterior carapace,
..... keep long-term, neither threatened nor endangered, in good supply in the