Japan Japan

Party
Acceptance: 06/08/1980
Entry into force: 04/11/1980


Management Authority / Autoridad Administrativa / Organe de gestion

1.

Office of Trade Licensing for Wild Animals and Plants
Trade Control Department
Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
1-3-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8901

Tel: +81 (3) 35 01 17 23
Fax: +81 (3) 35 01 09 97


Other Management Authorities competent to grant permits / Otras Autoridades Administrativas competentes para conceder permisos / Autres organes de gestion compétents pour délivrer les permis
For import and (re-)export of wild fauna and flora / Para la importación y la (re)exportación de fauna y flora silvestres/ Pour l’importation et la (ré-)exportation de la faune et la flore sauvages

2.

Office of Trade Licensing for Wild Animals and Plants
Trade Control Department
Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
1-3-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8901

Tel: +81 (3) 35 01 17 23
Fax: +81 (3) 35 01 09 97


For introduction from the sea / Para la introducción procedente del mar /
Pour les introductions en provenance de la mer
For Whale

3a).

International Affairs Division
Fisheries Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8907

Tel: +81 (3) 35 02 24 43
Fax: +81 (3) 35 04 26 49


For Coral

3b).

Fisheries Management Division
Fisheries Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8907

Tel: +81 (3) 67 44 23 63
Fax: +81 (3) 35 01 10 19


For (re-)export of plants / Para la (re)exportación de plantas /
Pour la (ré-)exportation des plantes

4.

Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
5-2, Sannomaru 2-chome
Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi
AICHI 460-8510

Tel: +81 (52) 951 40 91
Fax: +81 (52) 961 78 29

5.

Chugoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Hiroshima No. 2 Godo-chosha Building
6-30, Kami Hatchobori
Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
HIROSHIMA 730-8531

Tel: +81 (82) 224 56 59
Fax: +81 (82) 224 56 42

6.

Hokkaido Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Sapporo No. 1 Godo-chosha Building
Kita 8-jo Nishi 2-chome
1-1, Kita-ku
SAPPORO 060-0808

Tel: +81 (11) 709 17 52
Fax: +81 (11) 709 17 98

7.

Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
1-5-44, Otemae
Chuo-ku
OSAKA 540-8535

Tel: +81 (6) 69 66 60 34
Fax: +81 (6) 69 66 60 88

8.

Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Shintoshin Godo-chosya No. 1
1-1, Shintoshin, Chuo-ku
Saitama-shi
SAITAMA 330-9715

Tel: +81 (48) 600 02 65
Fax: +81 (48) 601 13 06

9.

Kobe International Trade Office
5th floor, Kobe Local Joint Government Building
29, Kaigan-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi
HYOGO 650-0024

Tel: +81 (78) 393 26 82
Fax: +81 (78) 393 26 85

10.

Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
Fukuoka No.1 Godo-chosha Building
11-1, Hakata Eki Higashi 2-chome
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
FUKUOKA 812-8546

Tel: +81 (92) 482 54 25
Fax: +81 (92) 482 53 21

11.

Okinawa General Bureau, Cabinet Office
2-1-1 Omoromachi
Naha city
OKINAWA 900-0006

Tel: +81 (98) 866 17 31
Fax: +81 (98) 860 37 10

12.

Shikoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
3-33 Sunport
Takamatsu-shi
KAGAWA 760-8512

Tel: +81 (87) 811 85 25
Fax: +81 (87) 811 85 56

13.

International Affairs Division
Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
3-3-1, Honcho Aobaku
SENDAI
MIYAGI 980-8403

Tel: +81 (22) 221 49 07
Fax: +81 (22) 223 26 58

14.

Tokyo International Trade Office
Yushima Godo-chosha Building
4-6-15, Yushima
Bunkyo-ku
TOKYO 113-0034

Tel: +81 (3) 58 42 70 71
Fax: +81 (3) 56 89 78 41

15.

Yokohama International Trade Office
Yokohama No.2 Kowan-Godo-chosha Building
1-1, Kaigandori
Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi
KANAGAWA 231-0002

Tel: +81 (45) 201 96 06
Fax: +81 (45) 201 71 56


Scientific Authorities / Autoridades Científicas / Autorités scientifiques
For/para/pour Mammalia (except/excepto/sauf Cetacea, Pinnipedia & Sirenia), Aves,
Reptilia (except/excepto/sauf Cheloniidae & Dermochelyidae),
Amphibia, Arthropoda & Annelida
1.
Wildlife Division
Ministry of the Environment
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8975

Tel: +81 (3) 55 21 82 84
Fax: +81 (3) 35 81 70 90


For/para/pour Cetacea, Pinnipedia, Sirenia, Cheloniidae,
Dermochelyidae, Pisces, Mollusca & Cnidaria
2.
Resources and Environment Research Division
Fisheries Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8907

Tel: +81 (3) 35 02 07 36
Fax: +81 (3) 35 02 16 82


Flora
Herbal species / Especies herbarias / Herbes
3.
Horticultural Crop Division
Agricultural Production Bureau
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8950

Tel: +81 (3) 35 01 30 81
Fax: +81 (3) 35 02 08 89


Timber species / Especies maderables / Bois
4.
Research, Extension and Environment Policy Division
Forestry Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8952

Tel: +81 (3) 35 01 38 45
Fax: +81 (3) 35 02 28 87


Enforcement Authorities / Autoridades de observancia / Autorités de lutte contre la fraude

1.
Ministry of the Environment
Wildlife Division
Nature Conservation Bureau
1-2-2 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8975

Tel: +81 (3) 55 21 82 84
Fax: +81 (3) 35 81 70 90

2.
Ministry of Finance
Customs Clearance Division
Customs and Tariff Bureau
3-1-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO

Tel: +81 (3) 35 81 41 11 (ext. 2534)
Fax: +81 (3) 52 51 21 25

3.
Resources and Environment Research Division
Fisheries Agency
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1-2-1 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8907

Tel: +81 (3) 35 02 84 87
Fax: +81 (3) 35 02 16 82

4.
National Police Agency
Director of Economic Crimes Investigation
Community Safety Bureau
1-2 Kasumigaseki 2-chome
Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8974

Tel: +81 (3) 35 81 01 41 (ext. 3391)
Fax: +81 (3) 35 81 93 35

Reservations / Reservas / Réserves

Appendix I
ORDER / Family Species Valid from
F A U N A    (A N I M A L S)
P H Y L U M    C H O R D A T A
CLASS MAMMALIA (MAMMALS)
CETACEA
Balaenopteridae
Humpback whale, rorquals
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
(except population of West Greenland, which is included in Appendix II / excepto la población de Groenlandia Occidental, que está incluida en el Apéndice II / sauf la population du Groenland occidental, inscrite à l'Annexe II)
01/01/1986
Balaenoptera bonaerensis 01/01/1986
Balaenoptera borealis
[reservation not applicable to populations: a) in North Pacific; and b) in areas from 0 to 70 degrees east longitude and from the equator to the Antarctic Continent /
la reserva no se aplica a las poblaciones: a) del Pacífico Norte; y b) de las zonas situadas entre 0 y 70 grados de longitud Este y desde el ecuador a la Antártida /
la réserve ne s'applique pas aux populations: a) du Pacifique Nord; et b) des zones situées de 0° à 70° de longitude est et de l'équateur à l'Antarctique]
06/06/1981
Balaenoptera edeni
29/07/1983
Balaenoptera omurai 29/07/1983
Balaenoptera physalus 06/06/1981
Delphinidae
Dolphins
 Orcaella brevirostris 12/01/2005
 Orcaella heinsohni
12/01/2005
Physeteridae
Sperm whales
 Physeter macrocephalus
06/06/1981
Ziphiidae
Beaked whales, bottle-nosed whales
 Berardius bairdii
29/07/1983
 
Appendix II
ORDER / Family Species Valid from
F A U N A    (A N I M A L S)
P H Y L U M    C H O R D A T A
CLASS ELASMOBRANCHII (SHARKS)
CARCHARHINIFORMES
Carcharhinidae
Requiem sharks
 Carcharhinus longimanus
(entry into effect delayed by 18 months, i.e. until 14 September 2014)
12/06/2013
Sphyrnidae
Hammerhead sharks
 Sphyrna lewini
(entry into effect delayed by 18 months, i.e. until 14 September 2014)
12/06/2013
 Sphyrna mokarran
(entry into effect delayed by 18 months, i.e. until 14 September 2014)
12/06/2013
 Sphyrna zygaena
(entry into effect delayed by 18 months, i.e. until 14 September 2014)
12/06/2013
LAMNIFORMES
Cetorhinidae
Basking shark
 Cetorhinus maximus 13/02/2003
Lamnidae
Mackerel sharks
 Carcharodon carcharias 12/01/2005
 Lamna nasus
(entry into effect delayed by 18 months, i.e. until 14 September 2014)
12/06/2013
ORECTOLOBIFORMES
Rhincodontidae
Whale shark
 Rhincodon typus 13/02/2003
CLASS ACTINOPTERYGII (FISH)
SYNGNATHIFORMES
Syngnathidae
Pipefishes, seahorses
 Hippocampus spp. 15/05/2004