15.64 & 15.65 Identification of CITES-listed corals in trade

Directed to the Animals Committee
15.64 The Animals Committee shall:
  a)  identify existing coral reference materials that could be adopted as standard nomenclatural references for CITES-listed corals; and
b)  update its list of coral taxa for which identification to genus level is acceptable, but which should be identified to species level where feasible, and provide the updated list to the Secretariat for dissemination.


Directed to the Secretariat

15.65 The Secretariat shall, upon receiving the updated list from the Animals Committee, transmit this information to the Parties through a Notification to the Parties, and by publishing the list on the CITES website.