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South Africa’s Illicit Abalone Trade: An Updated Overview And Knowledge Gap Analysis (PDF 2.8 MB) by K. De Greef and S. Raemaekers (2014). TRAFFIC International, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 978-1-85850-372-1

Towards a sustainable livelihood with wild medicinal resources: Economic aspects of harvesting and trading the Chinese Caterpillar Fungus Cordyceps sinensis and Southern Schisandra Schisandra sphenanthera in China’s Upper Yangtze Ecoregion (PDF, 300 KB). A TRAFFIC briefing paper (2010).

Guide to the identification of precious and semi-precious corals in commercial trade (PDF, 6.5 MB) by Ernest W T Cooper, Susan J Torntore, Angela S M Leung, Tanya Shadbolt and Carolyn Dawe. ISBN 978-0-9693730-3-2. TRAFFIC North America and WWF-Canada. Vancouver. This identification guide is aimed at enforcement officers (e.g. Wildlife Inspectors, Customs Inspectors, etc.) who are responsible for implementing regulations on the international trade in precious corals—primarily, but not exclusively CITES. In addition, the guide will be valuable to fisheries managers and scientists who are involved with conservation of coral resources.

A Survey of the Rhinoceros Beetle and Stag Beetle Market in Japan (PDF 2 MB) Shoko Kameoka, Hisako Kiyono. (2003). 75pp. ISBN 4 902548 00 3 (ISBN 978 4 902548 00 6) (English and Japanese). This report examines the market for exotic species and the establishment of new breeding techniques that has led to the growth in the number of breeders. Published by: TRAFFIC East Asia - Japan.

CITES Identification Guide – Butterflies (Chinese edition, PDF, 11 MB) (2002). ISBN 957-01-2505-5. Project by: Environment Canada, TRAFFIC East Asia - Taipei. 

Stormy Seas for Marine Invertebrates: Trade in Sea Cucumbers, Sea Shells and Lobsters in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique (Scanned PDF, 3.2 MB) Edited by: Nina Marshall, S.A.H. Milledge, P.S. Afonso. (2001). 70pp. Published by: TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa - Kenya.

Queen Conch fisheries and their management in the Caribbean (PDF, 800 KB) Stephanie Theile. (December 2001). 95pp. The Queen Conch Strombus gigas, an edible marine gastropod, is one of the most important fishery resources in the Caribbean. The purpose of this study was to examine the current status of the Queen Conch fishery in the region, to provide an overview of the various measures in place to manage and regulate the harvest and trade in Queen Conch products.

Review of Trade in Live Corals from Indonesia (scanned PDF, 6 MB) Caroline Raymakers. (August 2001). 32pp plus appendixes. Study co-funded by TRAFFIC Europe and the European Commission.

Evaluation of the Trade of Sea Cucumber Isostichopus fuscus (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the Galapagos Islands During 1999 (July 2000). 19pp (English and Spanish edition).

Flügel hinter Glas: Der Insektenhandel in Deutschland unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Schmetterlinge (Lepidoptera) (PDF, 1.1 MB) Peter Schütz. (May 2000). 62pp. (German edition).

Marine Invertebrates of the South Pacific: An Examination of the Trade (Executive summary, 36 KB) (Scanned full report, 6.2 MB) Glenn Sant. (October 1995). 81pp. ISBN 1 85850 082 6 (ISBN 978 1 85850 082 9). This report examines the international trade in Trochus, pearl oyster, bêche-de-mer and giant clam of the South Pacific. It documents a lack of effective measures to ensure sustainable harvest of these near-shore marine resources, and recommends needed actions. Species in Danger series.