Reservations entered by Parties

in effect from 26 November 2019

Introduction Reservations in pdf format 
Appendices I and II
ORDER / Family Species Country In effect from
F A U N A    (A N I M A L S)
P H Y L U M    C H O R D A T A
CLASS MAMMALIA (MAMMALS)
 
CARNIVORA
Canidae
Dogs, foxes, wolves
Canis lupus
(Only the populations of Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan; all other populations are included in Appendix II. Excludes the domesticated form and the dingo which are referenced as Canis lupus familiaris and Canis lupus dingo, respectively, which are not subject to the provisions of the Convention)
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
Felidae
Cats
Acinonyx jubatus Namibia 18/03/1991
CETACEA Dolphins, porpoises, whales
Balaenopteridae
Fin whales, humpback whales, rorquals
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
(except the population of West Greenland, which is included in Appendix II)
Iceland 02/04/2000
Japan 01/01/1986
Norway 01/01/1986
Palau 15/07/2004
Balaenoptera bonaerensis Iceland 02/04/2000
Japan 01/01/1986
Norway 01/01/1986
Balaenoptera borealis Iceland 02/04/2000
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]
Japan 06/06/1981
Norway 06/06/1981
Balaenoptera edeni Japan 29/07/1983
Balaenoptera musculus Iceland 02/04/2000
Balaenoptera omurai Japan 29/07/1983
Balaenoptera physalus Iceland 02/04/2000
Japan 06/06/1981
Balaenoptera physalus
[reservation applicable to populations:
a) in North Atlantic off Iceland;
b) in North Atlantic off Newfoundland; and
c) in areas from 40 degrees south latitude to the Antarctic Continent and from 120 to 60 degrees west longitude]
Norway 06/06/1981
Megaptera novaeangliae Iceland 02/04/2000
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28/02/1989
Delphinidae
Dolphins
Orcaella brevirostris Japan 12/01/2005
Orcaella heinsohni Japan 12/01/2005
Physeteridae
Sperm whales
Physeter macrocephalus Iceland 02/04/2000
Japan 06/06/1981
Norway 06/06/1981
Palau 15/07/2004
Ziphiidae
Beaked whales, bottle-nosed whales
Berardius bairdii Japan 29/07/1983
Hyperoodon ampullatus Iceland 02/04/2000

CHIROPTERA

Pteropodidae
Fruit bats, flying foxes
Pteropus loochoensis Palau 15/07/2004
Pteropus mariannus Palau 15/07/2004
Pteropus pelewensis Palau 15/07/2004
Pteropus pilosus Palau 15/07/2004
Pteropus ualanus Palau 15/07/2004
Pteropus yapensis Palau 15/07/2004
PROBOSCIDEA
Elephantidae
Elephants
Loxodonta africana
(except the populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, which are included in Appendix II subject to annotation 2)
Malawi 18/01/1990
SIRENIA
Dugongidae
Dugong
Dugong dugon Palau 15/07/2004
CLASS AVES (BIRDS)
COLUMBIFORMES
Columbidae
Doves, pigeons
Caloenas nicobarica Palau 15/07/2004
FALCONIFORMES Eagles, falcons, hawks, vultures
Accipitridae
Hawks, eagles
Aquila adalberti Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Aquila heliaca Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Chondrohierax uncinatus wilsonii Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Haliaeetus albicilla Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Harpia harpyja Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Pithecophaga jefferyi Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Cathartidae
New-world vultures
Gymnogyps californianus Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Vultur gryphus Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falconidae
Falcons
Falco araeus Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco jugger Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco newtoni
(only the population of Seychelles)
Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco pelegrinoides Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco peregrinus Palau 15/07/2004
Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco punctatus Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
Falco rusticolus Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
PSITTACIFORMES
Psittacidae
Amazons, macaws, parakeets, parrots
Amazona auropalliata Philippines 13/02/2003
Amazona oratrix Philippines 13/02/2003
Ara macao Suriname 01/08/1985
Primolius couloni Philippines 13/02/2003
Psittacus erithacus Democratic Republic of the Congo 02/01/2017
Saudi Arabia 02/01/2017
United Arab Emirates 02/01/2017
CLASS REPTILIA (REPTILES)
CROCODYLIA Alligators, caimans, crocodiles
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}
Palau 15/07/2004
TESTUDINES
Cheloniidae
Sea turtles
Chelonia mydas Cuba 19/07/1990
Palau 15/07/2004
Chelonia mydas
(reservation not applicable to the Australian population)
Suriname 15/02/1981
Eretmochelys imbricata Cuba 19/07/1990
Palau 15/07/2004
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28/02/1989
Dermochelyidae
Leatherback turtles
Dermochelys coriacea Suriname

15/02/1981

Testudinidae
Tortoises

 

Geochelone elegans Thailand

26/11/2019

 

Appendix II
ORDER / Family Species Country Valid from
F A U N A    (A N I M A L S)
P H Y L U M    C H O R D A T A
CLASS MAMMALIA (MAMMALS)
ARTIODACTYLA
Giraffidae
Giraffes
Giraffa camelopardalis Botswana 26/11/2019
    Eswatini 26/11/2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo 26/11/2019
    Namibia 26/11/2019
    South Africa 26/11/2019
    United Republic of Tanzania 26/11/2019
    Zambia 26/11/2019
    Zimbabwe 26/11/2019
CARNIVORA  
Canidae
Dogs, foxes, wolves
Canis lupus
(Except the populations of Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan, which are included in Appendix I. Excludes the domesticated form and the dingo which are referenced as Canis lupus familiaris and Canis lupus dingo, respectively, which are not subject to the provisions of the Convention)
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
CETACEA Dolphins, porpoises, whales
Balaenopteridae
Fin whales, humpback whales, rorquals
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
(population of West Greenland)
Iceland 02/04/2000
Delphinidae
Dolphins
Delphinus capensis Iceland 02/04/2000
Delphinus delphis Iceland 02/04/2000
Globicephala melas Iceland 02/04/2000
Lagenorhynchus acutus Iceland 02/04/2000
Lagenorhynchus albirostris Iceland 02/04/2000
Orcinus orca Iceland 02/04/2000
Tursiops aduncus Iceland 02/04/2000
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)
Iceland 02/04/2000
Phocoenidae
Porpoises
Phocoena phocoena Iceland 02/04/2000
PRIMATES Apes, monkeys
Cercopithecidae
Old-world monkeys
Macaca fascicularis Palau 15/07/2004
CLASS AVES (BIRDS)
FALCONIFORMES Eagles, falcons, hawks, vultures
Accipitridae
Hawks, eagles
Haliaeetus leucocephala Saudi Arabia 10/06/1996
PSITTACIFORMES
Cacatuidae
Cockatoos
Eolophus roseicapilla Liechtenstein 06/06/1981
Switzerland 06/06/1981
Psittacidae
Amazons, macaws, parakeets, parrots
Agapornis spp. Liechtenstein 06/06/1981
Switzerland 06/06/1981
Amazona aestiva Liechtenstein 06/06/1981
Switzerland 06/06/1981
Myiopsitta monachus Liechtenstein 06/06/1981
Switzerland 06/06/1981
STRIGIFORMES Owls
Strigidae
Owls
Pyrroglaux podargina Palau 15/07/2004
CLASS REPTILIA (REPTILES)
SAURIA

Gekkonidae

Geckos

Gekko gecko Thailand    26/11/2019
Lacertidae
Lizards
Podarcis lilfordi Liechtenstein 22/10/1987
Switzerland 22/10/1987
Podarcis pityusensis Liechtenstein 22/10/1987
Switzerland 22/10/1987
Varanidae
Monitor lizards
Varanus indicus Palau 15/07/2004
Varanus rainerguentheri Palau 15/07/2004
SERPENTES Snakes
Boidae
Boas
Candoia carinata Palau 15/07/2004
CLASS ELASMOBRANCHII (SHARKS)
CARCHARHINIFORMES
Carcharhinidae
Requiem sharks
Carcharhinus falciformis
Japan 04/10/2017
Carcharhinus longimanus Guyana 12/06/2013
Japan 12/06/2013
Sphyrnidae
Hammerhead sharks
Sphyrna lewini
Guyana 12/06/2013
Japan 12/06/2013
Yemen 12/06/2013
Sphyrna mokarran
Guyana 12/06/2013
Japan 12/06/2013
Yemen 12/06/2013
Sphyrna zygaena
Guyana 12/06/2013
Japan 12/06/2013
Yemen 12/06/2013
LAMNIFORMES
Alopiidae
Thresher sharks
Alopias spp.  Japan 04/10/2017
Cetorhinidae
Basking sharks
Cetorhinus maximus Iceland 13/02/2003
Indonesia 13/02/2003
Japan 13/02/2003
Norway 13/02/2003
Republic of Korea 13/02/2003
Lamnidae
Mackerel sharks
Carcharodon carcharias Iceland 12/01/2005
Japan 12/01/2005
Norway 12/01/2005
Palau 15/07/2004
Lamna nasus    
Denmark
(with regard to the application of the Convention to Greenland)
12/06/2013
Guyana 12/06/2013
Iceland 12/06/2013
Japan 12/06/2013
  Isurus oxyrinchus Botswana 26/11/2019
    Eswatini 26/11/2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo 26/11/2019
    Indonesia 26/11/2019
    Japan 26/11/2019
    Namibia 26/11/2019
    Norway 26/11/2019
    South Africa 26/11/2019
    United Republic of Tanzania 26/11/2019
    Zambia 26/11/2019
    Zimbabwe 26/11/2019
  Isurus paucus Botswana 26/11/2019
    Eswatini 26/11/2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo 26/11/2019
    Indonesia 26/11/2019
    Japan 26/11/2019
    Namibia 26/11/2019
    Norway 26/11/2019
    South Africa 26/11/2019
    United Republic of Tanzania 26/11/2019
    Zambia 26/11/2019
    Zimbabwe 26/11/2019
MYLIOBATIFORMES
Myliobatidae
Eagle and mobulid rays
Manta spp.
Guyana 12/06/2013
ORECTOLOBIFORMES
Rhincodontidae
Whale sharks
Rhincodon typus Iceland 13/02/2003
Indonesia 13/02/2003
Japan 13/02/2003
Norway 13/02/2003
Republic of Korea 13/02/2003
RHINOPRISTIFORMES
Glaucostegidae
Glaucostegidae
Glaucostegus spp. Indonesia 26/11/2019
Rhinidae
Wedgefishes
Rhinidae spp. Indonesia 26/11/2019
SYNGNATHIFORMES
Syngnathidae
Pipefishes, seahorses
Hippocampus spp. Indonesia 15/05/2004
Japan 15/05/2004
Norway 15/05/2004
Republic of Korea 15/05/2004
Hippocampus denise Palau 15/07/2004
Hippocampus kuda Palau 15/07/2004
P H Y L U M   E C H I N O D E R M A T A
CLASS HOLOTHUROIDEA (SEA CUCUMBERS)
HOLOTHURIIDA
Holothuriidae
Teatfishes, sea cucumbers
Holothuria fuscogilva Japan 26/11/2019
P H Y L U M    M O L L U S C A
CLASS BIVALVIA (CLAMS, MUSSELS)
VENEROIDA
Tridacnidae
Giant clams
Hippopus hippopus Palau 15/07/2004
Hippopus porcellanus Palau 15/07/2004
Tridacna crocea Palau 15/07/2004
Tridacna derasa Palau 15/07/2004
Tridacna gigas Palau 15/07/2004
Tridacna maxima Palau 15/07/2004
Tridacna squamosa Palau 15/07/2004
F L O R A    (P L A N T S)
APOCYNACEAE
Elephant trunks, hoodias
Hoodia spp.  #9 Switzerland 12/01/2005
ASPARAGACEAE
Includes ponytail palms
Beaucarnea spp.  Switzerland 02/01/2017
CYATHEACEAE
Tree-ferns
Cyathea lunulata   #4 Palau 15/07/2004
Cyathea nigricans #4 Palau 15/07/2004
LEGUMINOSAE
(Fabaceae) Afrormosia, cristobal, palisander, rosewood, sandalwood
Dalbergia spp  #15(except for the species listed in Appendix I) India 02/01/2017
NEPENTHACEAE
Pitcher-plants (Old World)
Nepenthes mirabilis   #4 Palau 15/07/2004
THYMELAEACEAE
(Aquilariaceae)
Agarwood, ramin
Aquilaria spp. #14
(reservation not applicable to Aquilaria malaccensis)
Kuwait
(reservation not applicable to Aquilaria malaccensis)
12/01/2005
Qatar
(reservation not applicable to Aquilaria malaccensis)
12/01/2005
Syrian Arab Republic
(reservation not applicable to Aquilaria malaccensis)
12/01/2005
United Arab Emirates
(reservation not applicable to Aquilaria malaccensis)
12/01/2005
Gyrinops spp. #14
Kuwait 12/01/2005
Qatar 12/01/2005
Syrian Arab Republic 12/01/2005
United Arab Emirates 12/01/2005


 

Appendix III
ORDER / Family Species Country Valid from

F A U N A    (A N I M A L S)
P H Y L U M    C H O R D A T A

CLASS MAMMALIA ( MAMMALS)
CARNIVORA
Canidae
Bush dog, foxes, wolves
Canis aureus (India) Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Switzerland 21/03/1989
Vulpes vulpes griffithi (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 22/02/1990
Germany 16/03/1989
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 16/03/1989
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 30/03/1989
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 29/06/1989
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 28/07/1989
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 24/05/1989
Sweden 06/06/1997
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 17/05/1989
Vulpes vulpes montana (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 22/02/1990
Germany 16/03/1989
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 16/03/1989
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 30/03/1989
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 29/06/1989
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 28/07/1989
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 24/05/1989
Sweden 06/06/1997
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 17/05/1989
Vulpes vulpes pusilla (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 22/02/1990
Germany 16/03/1989
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 16/03/1989
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 30/03/1989
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 29/06/1989
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 28/07/1989
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 24/05/1989
Sweden 06/06/1997
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 17/05/1989
Mustelinae
Grisons, honey badgers, martens, tayra, weasels
Martes foina intermedia (India) Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
North Macedonia 02/10/2000
Switzerland 21/03/1989
Mustela altaica (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 31/10/2000
Germany 12/04/2001
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 13/06/2001
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 26/01/2001
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 18/07/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 15/04/2002
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 12/06/2001
Sweden 09/04/2001
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 11/08/2000
Mustela erminea ferghanae (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 22/02/1990
Germany 16/03/1989
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 16/03/1989
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 30/03/1989
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 29/06/1989
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 28/07/1989
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 24/05/1989
Sweden 06/06/1997
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 17/05/1989
Mustela kathiah (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 31/10/2000
Germany 12/04/2001
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 13/06/2001
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 26/01/2001
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 18/07/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 15/04/2002
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 12/06/2001
Sweden 09/04/2001
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 11/08/2000
Mustela sibirica (India) Austria 02/02/2004
Belgium 19/01/2001
Czech Republic 05/08/2004
Denmark 08/11/2000
Estonia 23/11/2010
Finland 15/11/2000
France 31/10/2000
Germany 16/08/2000
Greece 25/05/2001
Hungary 04/12/2012
Ireland 31/10/2002
Italy 13/06/2001
Latvia 19/09/2011
Liechtenstein 21/03/1989
Luxembourg 26/01/2001
Malta 14/01/2011
Netherlands 18/07/2000
Poland 04/10/2013
Portugal 15/04/2002
Slovakia 26/05/2004
Spain 12/06/2001
Sweden 09/04/2001
Switzerland 21/03/1989
United Kingdom 11/08/2000

 

With respect to the update of “the references to the Resolutions mentioned in annotation 2 relating to the populations of Loxodonta africana in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe”
Botswana
Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Eswatini
Namibia
South Africa
United Republic of Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2     Populations of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe (listed in Appendix II):

      For the exclusive purpose of allowing:

      a)   trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

      b)   trade in live animals to appropriate and acceptable destinations, as defined in Resolution Conf. 11.20 (Rev. CoP18), for Botswana and Zimbabwe and for in situ conservation programmes for Namibia and South Africa;

      c)   trade in hides;

      d)   trade in hair;

      e)   trade in leather goods for commercial or non-commercial purposes for Botswana, Namibia and South Africa and for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;

      f)    trade in individually marked and certified ekipas incorporated in finished jewellery for non-commercial purposes for Namibia and ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;

      g)   trade in registered raw ivory (for Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, whole tusks and pieces) subject to the following:

            i)    only registered government-owned stocks, originating in the State (excluding seized ivory and ivory of unknown origin);

            ii)    only to trading partners that have been verified by the Secretariat, in consultation with the Standing Committee, to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that the imported ivory will not be re-exported and will be managed in accordance with all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP18) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade;

            iii)   not before the Secretariat has verified the prospective importing countries and the registered government-owned stocks;

            iv)   raw ivory pursuant to the conditional sale of registered government-owned ivory stocks agreed at CoP12, which are 20,000 kg (Botswana), 10,000 kg (Namibia) and 30,000 kg (South Africa);

            v)   in addition to the quantities agreed at CoP12, government-owned ivory from Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe registered by 31 January 2007 and verified by the Secretariat may be traded and despatched, with the ivory in paragraph g) iv) above, in a single sale per destination under strict supervision of the Secretariat;

            vi)   the proceeds of the trade are used exclusively for elephant conservation and community conservation and development programmes within or adjacent to the elephant range; and

            vii)  the additional quantities specified in paragraph g) v) above shall be traded only after the Standing Committee has agreed that the above conditions have been met; and

      h)   no further proposals to allow trade in elephant ivory from populations already in Appendix II shall be submitted to the Conference of the Parties for the period from CoP14 and ending nine years from the date of the single sale of ivory that is to take place in accordance with provisions in paragraphs g) i), g) ii), g) iii), g) vi) and g) vii). In addition, such further proposals shall be dealt with in accordance with Decisions 16.55 and 14.78 (Rev. CoP16).

      On a proposal from the Secretariat, the Standing Committee can decide to cause this trade to cease partially or completely in the event of non-compliance by exporting or importing countries, or in the case of proven detrimental impacts of the trade on other elephant populations.

 

      All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.

Isurus oxyrinchus Botswana 26/11/2019
    Eswatini 26/11/2019
    Democratic Republic of the Congo 26/11/2019
    Indonesia 26/11/2019
    Japan 26/11/2019
    Namibia 26/11/2019
    Norway 26/11/2019
    South Africa 26/11/2019
    United Republic of Tanzania 26/11/2019
    Zambia 26/11/2019
    Zimbabwe 26/11/2019