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Scheduled Species

Over 30,000 scheduled species are listed in Appendices I, II and III in Schedule 1 to the Ordinance in accordance with CITES. Some of them are used for medicines, pets, plants, ornaments, food, leather and fur in Hong Kong.

Examples of Appendix I species

Tiger
Elephants
Cheetah
[Tiger]
[Elephant]
[Cheetah]
Rhinos
Sulphur crested cockatoo
Slipper orchids
[Rhino]
[Cockatoo]
[Slipper Orchid]
Sea turtles
Asiatic bony tongue
 
[Sea Turtle]
[Asiatic bony tongue]
 
Ivory carving
Rhino horn and skin
Shahtoosh shawl
[Ivory carving]
[Rhino horn and skin]
[Shahtoosh shawl]

 


Examples of Appendix II species

Saiga horn
Musk pod and musk grain*
Pangolins
[Saiga horn]
[Musk pod and musk grain]
[Pangolins]
Bear gall bladder and bear bile*
Parrots*
Hwamei
[Bear gall bladder and bear bile]
[Parrots]
[Hwamei]
Owls*
Three-lined box turtle
Indian star tortoise
[Owls]
[Three-lined box turtle]
[Indian star tortoise]
Crocodiles*
Pythons*
Chameleons*
[Crocodiles]
[Pythons]
[Chameleons]
Probeagle shark
Oceanic whitetip shark fin
Giant clams
 [PROBES]
[WTF]
[Giant clams]
Caviar*
Coral skeleton
Humphead wrasse
[Caviar]
[Coral skeleton]
[HHW]
Seahorses
American ginseng
Cacti*
[Seahorses]
[American ginseng]
[Cacti]
Orchids*
[Orchids]
 
 
Pitcher plants*
Succulent euphorbias*
Venus flytrap
[Pitcher plants]
[Succulent euphorbias]
[Venus flytrap]
Dendrobium*
[Dendrobium]

*Some of the species are scheduled in Appendix I.


Examples of Appendix III species

Chinese stripe-necked turtle (China)

Sea coconut (Seychelles)

[Chinese stripe-necked turtle (China)]
[Sea Coconut]

 

To view more images of endangered species, please visit the Photo Gallery of CITES website.

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Last Review Date : 28 February 2017