Palau

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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)
15 July 2004
Family
Physeteridae
Sperm whales
Physeter macrocephalus
15 July 2004
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Pteropodidae
Fruit bats, flying foxes
Pteropus loochoensis
15 July 2004
Pteropus mariannus
15 July 2004
Pteropus pelewensis
15 July 2004
Pteropus pilosus
15 July 2004
Pteropus ualanus
15 July 2004
Pteropus yapensis
15 July 2004
Order
Sirenia
Family
Dugongidae
Dugong
Dugong dugon
15 July 2004
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Doves, pigeons
Caloenas nicobarica
15 July 2004
Order
Falconiformes
Eagles, falcons, hawks, vultures
Family
Falconidae
Falcons
Falco peregrinus
15 July 2004
Class
Reptilia
Order
Crocodylia
Alligators, caimans, crocodiles
Family
Crocodylidae
Crocodiles
Crocodylus porosus {

Except the populations of Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia [wild harvest restricted to the State of Sarawak and a zero quota for wild specimens for the other States of Malaysia (Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia), with no change in the zero quota unless approved by the Parties] and Papua New Guinea, which are included in Appendix II

}
15 July 2004
Order
Testudines
Family
Cheloniidae
Sea turtles
Chelonia mydas
15 July 2004
Eretmochelys imbricata
15 July 2004
Appendix II
Class
Mammalia

(MAMMALS)

Order
Primates
Apes, monkeys
Family
Cercopithecidae
Old-world monkeys
Macaca fascicularis
15 July 2004
Class
Aves
Order
Strigiformes
Owls
Family
Strigidae
Owls
Pyrroglaux podargina
15 July 2004
Class
Reptilia
Order
Sauria
Family
Varanidae
Monitor lizards
Varanus indicus
15 July 2004
Varanus rainerguentheri
15 July 2004
Order
Serpentes
Family
Boidae
Boas
Candoia carinata
15 July 2004
Class
Elasmobranchii

(SHARKS)

Order
Lamniformes
Family
Lamnidae
Mackerel sharks
Carcharodon carcharias
15 July 2004
Class
Actinopteri

(FISHES)

Order
Syngnathiformes
Family
Syngnathidae
Pipefishes, seahorses
Hippocampus denise
15 July 2004
Hippocampus kuda
15 July 2004
Phylum
Mollusca
Class
Bivalvia

(CLAMS AND MUSSELS)

Order
Veneroida
Family
Tridacnidae
Giant clams
Hippopus hippopus
15 July 2004
Hippopus porcellanus
15 July 2004
Tridacna crocea
15 July 2004
Tridacna derasa
15 July 2004
Tridacna gigas
15 July 2004
Tridacna maxima
15 July 2004
Tridacna squamosa
15 July 2004
Kingdom
FLORA (Plants)
Family
Cyatheaceae
Tree-ferns
Cyathea lunulata #4
15 July 2004
Cyathea nigricans #4
15 July 2004
Family
Nepenthaceae
Pitcher-plants (Old World)
Nepenthes mirabilis #4
15 July 2004

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Use of phytosanitary certificates as certificates of artificial propagation Not allowed

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Required No

Registers

Scientific institutions
Code Address Date of CITES registration Certif. No. Valid until
PW 601

PW 601

Address
Belau National Museum
P.O. Box 666
KOROR 96940
PW 602

PW 602

Address
Bureau of Agriculture
Ministry of Resources and Development
P.O. Box 460
KOROR 96940
PW 603

PW 603

Address
Bureau of Marine Resources
Ministry of Resources and Development
P.O. Box 359
KOROR 96940

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.