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Pearly nautilus Nautilus pompilius Indo-Pacific Ocean © Jürgen Freund / WWF

Trade in Nautilus an investigation

Pearly nautilus Nautilus pompilius Indo-Pacific Ocean © Jürgen Freund / WWF

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Published 22nd April 2016

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New report calls for better monitoring of international nautilus trade

Washington, DC, 22nd April—A new study launched today by TRAFFIC and WWF, with support from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and US NOAA Fisheries, finds that trade may be a threat to the conservation of the chambered nautilus. The report calls on source and destination countries to take actions to reform harvest and trade controls to prevent the overexploitation and illegal harvest and sale of nautilus.

An Investigation into the Trade of Nautilus

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Publication date:
April 2016