The hawksbill turtle, always hunted for it's attractive 'tortoiseshell', seems headed for extinction. The main reason it faces extinction is the increasing number of eggs stolen. More than half of the eggs laid by a hawksbill turtle are stolen by humans. The turtles coral reef feeding grounds are also in danger. It may be too late to save this species. The hawksbill turtle is a critically endangered turtle. Its habitat is clear ocean waters. Their diet is marine invertabrates. Classification its in the genus eretmochelys. Hawksbill turtles nest on Mona Island, Puerto Rico, and can be seen in the surrounding shallow waters.