Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricataRelatively common24 - 45 Inches30 - 50 YearsCarnivore - Eat mollusks, marine algae, crustaceans, sea urchins, fish, and jellyfishCoastlines where the sponges they like to feed and sandy nesting sites.
Banded Sea Krait -Laticauda colubrinaFijiVenomous - no substantive danger to humansFemales are 50 inches (128 cm) long, while males are 30 inches (75 cm) long.Black vertical stripes (bands) that streak their white bodiesSpecialized at hunting eelsSea kraits spend more time on land than in the sea.
Pacific Tree Boa - Candoia bibroniViti Levu Islands and Rotuma.Non-VenomousMedium body size with a maximum length of 4 feetA variety of colors that range from brown to red-brown. Some have a stripe pattern while others lack stripped skinFeeds on a variety of organisms that range from birds (with its ability to climb trees), mammals (rats, bats and moles). and certain reptiles such as lizards and frogsHumid environments to escape heat. It also lives along riverbanks.(Adapted for climbing trees)
Yellow bellied Sea Snake - Pelamis platurus FijiVenomous - no substantive danger to humansLength - 230mmDistinctive bicolor pattern with a yellow underbelly and brown backEats only small fishFully adapted to living their whole lives at sea
Fiji Burrowing Snake - Ogmodon vitianusExclusively found on Viti Levu - Wainikoroiluva Valley, Sigatoka Valley, Naitasiri and the Monasavu areaVenomous - has such small venom glands that it seems to be of no danger to humansAdult length seldom exceeds 16 inches (40 centimeters) - 30 (SVL)Brown fading to a lighter brown along the sides. The scales on the crown are large and may have dark edges. Young snakes may have dark bands.Earthworms and other small soft-bodied creatures
Fiji Crested IguanaBrachylophus vitiensisEndemic - Monuriki island in the Mamanucas, Macuata island in Ra, Viti Levu and Yadua Taba in Bua, Vanua LevuHatchlings range from 83 mm to 223 mm in adults (SVL) Body is pale green (with some black speckles) and is overlain with narrow white stripes with black-edges running across the body.Restricted to dry forest areas.Diurnal and Herbivorous feeding on leaves, seeds and flowers of plants.
Gau Banded IguanaBrachylophus gauRestricted to Islands of GauMale Fiji banded iguanas are emerald green with broad, light-coloured bands. The females are solid green with occasional spotting.
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Endemic Geckos of Fiji Latin
Indo-pacific Tree GeckoHemiphyllodactylus typus
Pacific Slender toed Gecko Nactus pelagicus
Mannsm GeckoLepidodactylus manni
Voracious Four clawed GeckoEndemic Geckos of Fiji
Giant Forest GeckoGehyra vorax
Brown tailed Copper stripped Skink Emoia-cyanuraNative - Across FijiAdults are 39-56mm (SVL) or up to 120mm (in total length)Brightly colored with black and copper longitudinal stripes on their head and back. Juveniles have a turquoise colored tail which later changes to copper-brown in adults. Their ventral surface is ivory white to a muddy copper white. Islands greater than 1 hectare, it is found in dense areas of vegetation, in open areas, on tree hunks and on bushes.
Pacific Blue-tailed Skink Emoia-caeruleocaudaNative - Taveuni and Viti LevuAdults can reach up to 65mm (SVL)Alternating dark and light stripes along the length of its body and their tail is either blue or gray.Inhabits coastal areas. It spends most of its time on the coastal ground. But will explore the base of the tree trunks in search of food prey.
Pacific Black Skink Emoia nigraNative - Taveuni, Lomaiviti Group and the Northern Lau GroupAdults are 112mm (SVL) or up to 250mm (in total length)Uniformly colored black skink. Although their ventral surfaces and their tail can be a dark brownThick vegetation or on logs and rocks in the forest
Pygmy Snake eyed Skink Cryptoblepharus eximiusEndemic - Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Kadavu, Lomaiviti and Lau Group of IslandsAdults do not grow much more than 40 mm (SVL)They are diurnal and have a broad colored dorsal stripe (copper brown) on the head which fades to grey on the neck. They have four alternating black and silver dorsal stripes running from the eye to midbody. Their ventral surface is grey-oliveCoastal locations - They can be seen basking on rocks, on raised vegetation and scrub, and in open areas of habitat