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Use of phytosanitary certificates as certificates of artificial propagation Not allowed

Permit Information

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    Scientific institutions
    Code Address Date of CITES registration Certif. No. Valid until
    MU 001
    The Mauritius Herbarium
    a/c Herbarium Officer
    R.E. Vaughan Building (MSIRI Compound)
    Agricultural Services-MoAI§FS
    Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute
    +230 454 10 61
    +230 466 12 76
    Code Address
    Date of establishment
    Date of CITES registration
    Main operation / Establecimiento principal / Etablissement principal
    La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes
    Rivière des Anguilles
    Annex / Anexo / Annexe
    Anse Quitor
    Rodrigues Island
    François Leguat Ltd
    Species bred
    Astrochelys radiata
    Origin of stock
    – Captive-bred in Mauritius
    Marking of specimens
    Juveniles are marked with a number on the shell;
    Breeding stock and specimens destined for export are marked with transponders.
    Date of establishment
    Date of CITES registration
    Mr. Gilbert Forget –
    Saint Pierre –

    Species bred
    Astrochelys radiata
    Origin of stock
    F2 captive-bred specimens, species introduced to the island in 18th century
    Marking of specimens
    Breeding stock: all parental stock has transponders –
    Offspring: up to 3 years each juvenile is marked with a number on the carapace –
    Exported specimen: to be marked with transponders

    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.