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, ...
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photos ... This species is also protected under the Species at Risk Act (SARA).
Learn about the biology and behavior of the spiny softshell turtle.
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 ...
The Spiny Softshell is a "specially protected" species under Ontario's Fish and ...
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 ...
ENDANGERED SPECIES ... Because the spiny softshell turtle is listed as
threatened in South Dakota, collection, capture, and disturbance of this species
Jul 17, 2014 ... The Spiny softshell is a medium-large freshwater turtle that is easily ... Species
and their general habitat are automatically protected.
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 Soft-shell Turtle (Apalone spinifera spinifera). Identification: Smooth, flat, "
rubbery," skin-covered shell lacks scutes and has flexible edges. Brown or olive ...