Amblyrhynchus cristatus albemarlensis — Overview

Galapagos Marine Iguana learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

The marine iguana occurs on the Galpagos Islands. A. c. albemarlensis is restricted to Crossman and Tortuga Islets off Isabela Island. Extent of occurrence is estimated at less than 5,000 km and area of occupancy at less than 500 km. Average generation length is five years for females and 12 years for males.


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