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A review of the international trade in amphibians:the types, levels and dynamics of trade in CITES-listed species

Carpenter, Angus I., Andreone, Franco, Moore, Robin D., Griffiths, Richard A. (2014) A review of the international trade in amphibians:the types, levels and dynamics of trade in CITES-listed species. Oryx, 48 (4). pp. 565-574. ISSN 0030-6053. E-ISSN 1365-3008. (doi:10.1017/S0030605312001627) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:54248)

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Abstract

Globally, amphibians face many potential threats,

knowledge regarding the types, levels and dynamics of the

the trade in CITES-listed species between 1976 and 2007.

were identified. Trade in amphibian leather focused on

in eggs focused on Ambystoma mexicanum (6,027 eggs).

skins and eggs was small compared with trade in meat

.USD 111 million, whereas the trade in live animals was

the genera involved. Trade dynamics have changed as a

exports from Bangladesh for meat. Within the live trade

Endangered were traded during the study period, and these

conservation benefits are affected by countries supplying

trade goes unrecorded. However, this study only investigated

comprise a significant additional component of international

changes in both the types of trade and the species concerned

have multiplied from issues concerning population

disease, predation and competition, which requires a

reappraisal of data capture and reporting.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/S0030605312001627
Uncontrolled keywords: Amphibians; amphibian conservation; bushmeat; CITES; pet trade; wildlife trade
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH75 Conservation (Biology)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > DICE (Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology)
Depositing User: Richard Griffiths
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2016 09:13 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:33 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54248 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Griffiths, Richard A.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5533-1013
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