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Spiny softshell turtle - Wikipedia


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 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 ...


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 ...

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, ...

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 ).

spiny softshell Turtles - TreeHugger


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-shelled Turtle, Apalone spinifera, Family: Trionychidae


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  ...

Four U.S. Freshwater Turtles Receive International Trade Protection


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 ...

ATP - Care Sheet - Spiny Softshells - Austin's Turtle Page


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 hobby, ...

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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 ...

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.