ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) with a scuba diver. The hawksbill is one of the smallest turtles, reaching 85 centimetres in length. Found in all tropical waters, it is almost completely aquatic. Only the female leaves the water to nest, returning to the beach where she was born. It is omnivorous, but feeds mainly on aquatic grasses and plants.
Model release available. Property release not required.