Iceland

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Info Species Valid from
Appendix I
Kingdom
Fauna (Animals)
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia

(MAMMALS)

Order
Cetacea
Dolphins, porpoises, whales
Family
Balaenopteridae
Fin whales, humpback whales, rorquals
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (except the population of West Greenland, which is included in Appendix II)
02 April 2000
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
02 April 2000
Balaenoptera borealis
02 April 2000
Balaenoptera musculus
02 April 2000
Balaenoptera physalus
02 April 2000
Megaptera novaeangliae
02 April 2000
Family
Physeteridae
Sperm whales
Physeter macrocephalus
02 April 2000
Family
Ziphiidae
Beaked whales, bottle-nosed whales
Hyperoodon ampullatus
02 April 2000
Appendix II
Family
Balaenopteridae
Fin whales, humpback whales, rorquals
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (population of West Greenland)
02 April 2000
Family
Delphinidae
Dolphins
Delphinus capensis
02 April 2000
Delphinus delphis
02 April 2000
Globicephala melas
02 April 2000
Lagenorhynchus acutus
02 April 2000
Lagenorhynchus albirostris
02 April 2000
Orcinus orca
02 April 2000
Tursiops aduncus
02 April 2000
Tursiops truncatus (A zero annual export quota has been established for live specimens from the Black Sea population of Tursiops truncatus removed from the wild and traded for primarily commercial purposes)
02 April 2000
Family
Phocoenidae
Porpoises
Phocoena phocoena
02 April 2000
Class
Elasmobranchii

(SHARKS)

Order
Lamniformes
Family
Cetorhinidae
Basking sharks
Cetorhinus maximus
13 February 2003
Family
Lamnidae
Mackerel sharks
Carcharodon carcharias
12 January 2005
Lamna nasus
12 June 2013
Order
Orectolobiformes
Family
Rhincodontidae
Whale sharks
Rhincodon typus
13 February 2003

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Use of phytosanitary certificates as certificates of artificial propagation Not allowed

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Required Yes

Registers

    Scientific institutions
    Code Address Date of CITES registration Certif. No. Valid until
    IS 001

    IS 001

    Address
    Islandic Institute of Natural History
    Hlemmur 3
    P.O. Box 5320
    125 REYKJAVIK
    Telephone
    +354 590 05 00
    Fax
    +354 590 05 95
    IS 002

    IS 002

    Address
    Environment and Food Agency
    Sudurlandsbraut 24
    108 REYKJAVIK
    Telephone
    +354 591 20 00
    Fax
    +354 591 20 20
    IS 003

    IS 003

    Address
    Marine Research Institute
    Skulagata 4
    101 REYKJAVIK
    Telephone
    +354 575 20 00
    Fax
    +354 575 20 01
    IS 004

    IS 004

    Address
    Icelandic Fisheries Laboratories
    Skulagata 4
    101 REYKJAVIK
    Telephone
    +354 530 86 00
    Fax
    +354 530 86 01

    Technical assistance

    ICCWC link

    ICCWC aims to enhance the capacity and compliment the efforts of national wildlife law enforcement agencies and sub-regional and regional networks that on a daily basis act to combat the illegal trafficking in wild fauna and flora.

    MIKE link

    The CITES Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Programme is a site-based system designed to monitor trends in the illegal killing of elephants, build management capacity and provide information to help range States make appropriate management and enforcement decisions.

    CTSP link

    The CITES tree species programme aims to provide direct financial assistance to Parties in taking conservation and management measures to ensure that their trade in timber, bark, extracts and other products from CITES-listed tree species is sustainable, legal and traceable.