Marine life identification guide > Galápagos marine iguana
amblyrhynchus-cristatus

Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Galápagos marine iguana

Endemic to the Galápagos Islands.

The world’s only oceangoing lizard, sometimes spotted feeding on algae when snorkeling in the archipelago.

Spots where Amblyrhynchus cristatus has been spotted by snorkelers

Amblyrhynchus cristatus snorkeling pictures

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