CITES CoP 18 will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in May 2019.

The information below is from CITES CoP 17, Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 September-04 October 2016.


CITES CoP 17 Information Documents

The following four information documents are available in several languages, in pdf format.

Implementing Appendix II listings for marine fishes: important considerations when making non-detriment findings.
(English | French | Spanish)

Assisting Parties to meet their commitments: CITES Review of significant trade for Seahorses (Hippocampus spp.), a taxon traded in high volumes
(English | French | Spanish)  [Please note that the French and Spanish versions are translations of the official CoP17 Inf. 53 (Rev. 1)]

Implementation of CITES Appendix II listings for marine fishes.
(English | French | Spanish)

Simple is good: moving toward pragmatic and effective monitoring to support CITES implementation for marine fishes and invertebrates on Appendix II
(English | French | Spanish)



The role of CITES in the conservation of marine fishes subject to international trade

CITES and Marine Fishes Think Tank
Non-detriment findings (NDF) advice for marine fishes in general

NDF frameworks / tools for specific marine fish taxa



This CITES work was supported by

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Banner image of Denise’s pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise) by Kathrin Landgraf-Kluge/Guylian Seahorses of the World