Japan

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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)
01 January 1986
Balaenoptera bonaerensis
01 January 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]}
06 June 1981
Balaenoptera edeni
29 July 1983
Balaenoptera omurai
29 July 1983
Balaenoptera physalus
06 June 1981
Family
Delphinidae
Dolphins
Orcaella brevirostris
12 January 2005
Orcaella heinsohni
12 January 2005
Family
Physeteridae
Sperm whales
Physeter macrocephalus
06 June 1981
Family
Ziphiidae
Beaked whales, bottle-nosed whales
Berardius bairdii
29 July 1983
Appendix II
Class
Elasmobranchii

(SHARKS)

Order
Carcharhiniformes
Family
Carcharhinidae
Requiem sharks
Carcharhinus falciformis (entry into effect delayed by 12 months, i.e. until 4 October 2017)
04 October 2017
Carcharhinus longimanus
12 June 2013
Family
Sphyrnidae
Hammerhead sharks
Sphyrna lewini
12 June 2013
Sphyrna mokarran
12 June 2013
Sphyrna zygaena
12 June 2013
Order
Lamniformes
Family
Alopiidae
Thresher sharks
Alopias spp. (entry into effect delayed by 12 months, i.e. until 4 October 2017)
04 October 2017
Family
Cetorhinidae
Basking sharks
Cetorhinus maximus
13 February 2003
Family
Lamnidae
Mackerel sharks
Carcharodon carcharias
12 January 2005
Isurus oxyrinchus
26 November 2019
Isurus paucus
26 November 2019
Lamna nasus
12 June 2013
Order
Orectolobiformes
Family
Rhincodontidae
Whale sharks
Rhincodon typus
13 February 2003
Class
Actinopteri

(FISHES)

Order
Syngnathiformes
Family
Syngnathidae
Pipefishes, seahorses
Hippocampus spp.
15 May 2004
Phylum
Echinodermata
Class
Holothuroidea

(SEA CUCUMBERS)

Order
Holothuriida
Family
Holothuriidae
Teatfishes, Sea cucumbers
Holothuria fuscogilva
26 November 2019

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Personal and household effects

Regulations 

Certificates of ownership Not accepted
Use of phytosanitary certificates as certificates of artificial propagation Not allowed

Permit Information

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Required Yes

Export quotas

Species Quotas Unit Specimens App. Date Year
Cuora flavomarginata* 0 - All. Wild specimens for commercial purposes II 2021
Cuora flavomarginata* 0 - All. Wild specimens for commercial purposes II 2020
Geoemyda japonica 0 - A zero export quotas for live specimens traded for commercial purposes II 2021
Geoemyda japonica 0 - A zero export quotas for live specimens traded for commercial purposes II 2020

Registers

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

    JP 001

    Address
    National Museum of Nature and Science –
    4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, JAPAN
    Telephone
    +81 29 853 8901
    Fax
    +81 29 853 8998
    Code Address Exporter Processing/Repackaging
    EH2018001

    EH2018001

    Address
    AFREL Co., Ltd.
    818-1 Kinseicho Yamadai, Shikokuchuo-shi
    City
    Ehime
    Telephone
    +81-0896-22-3675
    Exporter
    Yes
    Processing/Repackaging
    Yes
    Yes Yes
    EH2018002

    EH2018002

    Address
    AFREL C., Ltd. (Aquaculture operation)
    1369-1 Aza-koritsugu Ryouke Kawatakicho
    City
    Shikokuchuo-shi Ehime
    Telephone
    81-896-22-3675
    Exporter
    No
    Processing/Repackaging
    Yes
    No Yes
    GF2018001

    GF2018001

    Address
    TONO Construction (Aquaculture operation)
    542 Fukuoka, Nakatsugawa-shi
    City
    Gifu
    Telephone
    +81 573-72-3724
    Exporter
    No
    Processing/Repackaging
    Yes
    No Yes
    GF2020001

    GF2020001

    Address
    TONO Construction (S Caviar Labo)
    542 Fukuoka, Nakatsugawa-shi
    City
    Gifu
    Telephone
    +81 573-72-3724
    Exporter
    Yes
    Processing/Repackaging
    Yes
    Yes Yes

    Technical assistance

    ICCWC link

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    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.