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Various sharks being sorted before auction at the Negombo fish market, Sri Lanka © WWF / Andy Cornish

Traceability Systems
in the CITES Context

Various sharks being sorted before auction at the Negombo fish market, Sri Lanka © WWF / Andy Cornish

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Published 7th January 2016

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New TRAFFIC study throws light on supply chain traceability

Cambridge, UK, 7th January 2016—TRAFFIC has compiled a ground-breaking traceability review of how trade in species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) can be tracked along the supply chain. 

Traceability Systems in the CITES Context: Experiences, Best Practices and Lessons Learned for the Traceability of Commodities of CITES-listed Shark species

Report author(s):
Victoria Mundy, Glenn Sant

Publication date:
January 2016

About CITES

CITES, the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. Find out more here.