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Scheduled Species

Over 30,000 scheduled species are listed in Appendices I, II and III in This link will open in a new windowSchedule 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
Tiger
Elephants **
Elephants
Cheetah
Cheetah
Rhinos
Rhinos
Sulphur crested cockatoo
Sulphur crested cockatoo
Slipper orchids
Slipper orchids
Sea turtles
Sea turtles
Asiatic bony tongue
Asiatic bony tongue
Ivory carving
Ivory carving
Rhino horn and skin
Rhino horn and skin
Shahtoosh shawl
Shahtoosh shawl
Pangolins
Pangolins

 


Examples of Appendix II species

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

*Some of the species are scheduled in Appendix I.

** Hong Kong has adopted stricter measures banning the import and re-export of elephant hunting trophies and all elephant ivory and its products (except antique ivory) except in certain circumstances in accordance with the Ordinance.

Examples of Appendix III species


Chinese stripe-necked
turtle (China)
Chinese stripe-necked turtle
Sea coconut
(Seychelles)
Sea coconut

 

To view more images of endangered species, please visit the This link will open in a new windowPhoto Gallery of CITES website.