Presentation on theme: "JOLANTA RIMŠAITĖ Nature Research Centre Institute of Ecology Akademijos 2 LT-08412 Vilnius, Lithuania El. p. CITES."— Presentation transcript:
JOLANTA RIMŠAITĖ Nature Research Centre Institute of Ecology Akademijos 2 LT-08412 Vilnius, Lithuania El. p. firstname.lastname@example.org www.gamtostyrimai.lt CITES species expertise carried out in Nature Research Centre
Nature Research Centre (NRC)- Cites Scientific Authorities in Lithuania. Scientists of Institute of Ecology and Institute of Botany NRC deals with Convention related issues – identification of Cites species, consulting to the effect of trade on the status of the CITES species.
The mostly detained goods with suspected CITES specimens in customs: * “snake vine” * Stone corals * Mollusca
“Snake vine” with checkered keelback Xenochrophis piscator (2007 year -37 units) ir scorpions (25 units) Heterometrus sp., also Ahaetulla nasuta (Colubridae), Rhabdophis tigrinus, Elaphe rufodorsata=Oocatochus rufodorsatus, Hippocampus spp, Gekko gecko Stone corals (SCLERACTINIA spp. )
2008 year: * 20 expertise 2012 – 2011 year: * 11 expertise to custom (skin, leather goods, corals ) 2013 year: * 3 expertise (“snake vine” (with Bungarus sp., scorpions), corals. 2014 year: * 5 expertise to custom * (15 units of “snake vine” mostly with Xenochrophis piscator, 32 units of shells, )