TRAFFIC Logo

Wildlife Trade Specialists

An enforcement officer holds Black Spotted Turtles seized in Bangkok in 2013. © Panjit Tansom / TRAFFIC

Black Spotted Turtle trade rising

An enforcement officer holds Black Spotted Turtles seized in Bangkok in 2013. © Panjit Tansom / TRAFFIC

i

Published 23rd May 2014

Download report

Alarming rise in Black Spotted Turtle trade across Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23rd May 2014—Illegal international trade of the Black Spotted Turtle in Asia has escalated over recent years and immediate action is required to stem the flow, a new TRAFFIC report has found. 

Escalating Black Spotted Turtle Geoclemys hamiltonii trade in Asia: A study of seizures

Report author(s):
S.C.L Chng

Publication date:
May 2014

About TRAFFIC

TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, works to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature. More information at www.traffic.org