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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. They get their name from ...

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).

Spiny Softshell Turtle - National Wildlife Federation


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

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 ).

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, ...

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 ...

Spiny softshell | Ontario.ca


Jul 17, 2014 ... The Spiny softshell is a medium-large freshwater turtle that is easily ... Species and their general habitat are automatically protected.

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.

Canadian Wildlife Federation: A Soft Spot for the Spiny Softshell Turtle


As it stands, the spiny softshell turtle has been listed as threatened by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) since 1991.

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 ...

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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 ...

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


Other names: eastern spiny softshell turtle, Trionyx spiniferus, Trionyx ... The spiny softshell is currently listed as Threatened under the Ontario Endangered ...