CoP11 Decisions on Amendment Proposals

 

CoP11 Decisions on Amendment Proposals

Proposal No. & Species / Taxon

Proponent(s)

Action proposed

CoP 11 Decision *

Prop. 11.1

Ceropegia spp.
Lantern Flowers

SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.2

Frerea indica

SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.3

Byblis spp.
Rainbow Plant

AUSTRALIA

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.4

Disocactus macdougallii
MacDougall's Cactus

SWITZERLAND

Transfer from App.I to App.II

ACCEPTED

(VOTE 67 / 25)

Prop. 11.5

Sclerocactus mariposensis
Lloyd's Mariposa Cactus

SWITZERLAND

Transfer from App.I to App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 47 / 35)

Prop. 11.6

Cephalotus follicularis
Albany Pitcher Plant

AUSTRALIA

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.7

Dudleya stolonifera,
Dudleya traskiae

Laguna Beach Liveforever
Santa Barbara Liveforever

SWITZERLAND

Transfer from App.I to App.II

ACCEPTED as amended (Dudleya traskiae remains in App.I)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.8

Cyatheaceae spp.
Dicksoniaceae spp.
Tree ferns

SWITZERLAND

Change listings of Cyatheaceae spp. to Cyathea spp. + change listings of Dicksoniaceae spp. to Dicksonia spp. (originating in America) and Cibotium barometz

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.9

Shortia galacifolia
O'conee-Bells

SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

(WITHDRAWN)

Prop. 11.10

Lewisia cotyledon,
L. maguirei, L. serrata

Siskiyou Lewisia,
Maguire's Bitter-root, Saw-toothed Lewisia

SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED as amended (Lewisia maguirei and L.serrata remain in App.II)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.11

Darlingtonia californica
California Pitcherplant

SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.12

Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodile

TANZANIA

Maintain in App.II + annual export quota of 1600

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.13

Manis crassicaudata, M. pentadactyla,
M. javanica
Indian Pangolin, Chinese Pangolin,
Malayan Pangolin

INDIA, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, USA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED as amended (maintain in App.II with a zero quota for trade in wild specimen for commercial purposes)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.14

Tursiops truncatus ponticus
Black Sea Bottlenose Dolphin

GEORGIA, USA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN (actions to be taken by Animals Committee)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.15

Eschrichtius robustus
Gray Whale

JAPAN

Transfer Eastern North Pacific stock from App.I to App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 40 / 63, 6 abstentions)

Prop. 11.16

Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Minke Whale

JAPAN

Transfer Southern Hemisphere stock from App.I to App.II

REJECTED as amended (trade only allowed between Parties with a DNA identification method in place)

(VOTE 46 / 69, 4 abstentions)

SURINAME

Amendment for 0 quota until CoP12

REJECTED

(VOTE 47 / 66, 5 abstentions)

Prop. 11.17

Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Minke Whale

JAPAN

Transfer Okhotsk Sea - West Pacific stock from App.I to App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 49 / 67, 3 abstentions)

Prop. 11.18

Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Minke Whale

NORWAY

Transfer North-east Atlantic and North Atlantic Central stocks from App.I to App.II

REJECTED in Committee I (VOTE 52 / 57, 9 abstentions) and in Plenary as amended (to limit trade to animals taken within Norwegian waters, and only for trade to countries with DNA-based identification system) (VOTE 53 / 52, 8 abstentions)

Prop. 11.19

Parahyaenabrunnea
Brown Hyena

NAMIBIA, SWITZERLAND

Delete from Appendix II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.20

Loxodonta africana;
South African population
African Elephant

SOUTH AFRICA

Transfer from App.I to App.II

ACCEPTED as amended (zero quota on trade in raw ivory)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.21

Loxodonta africana; Botswana population
African Elephant

BOTSWANA

Maintain in App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.22

Loxodonta africana; Namibian population
African Elephant

NAMIBIA

Maintain in App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.23

Loxodonta africana; Zimbabwean population African Elephant

ZIMBABWE

Maintain in App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.24

Loxodonta africana; Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe populations
African Elephant

KENYA, INDIA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.25

Loxodonta africana
African Elephant

SWITZERLAND

Amend App.II annotation re. Destination of live animals

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.26

Dugong dugon
Dugong

AUSTRALIA

Transfer population of Australia from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED

(VOTE BY SHOW OF HANDS)

Prop. 11.27

Vicugna vicugna
Vicuña

BOLIVIA

Transfer all Bolivian populations that are in App.I to App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.28

Vicugna vicugna
Vicuña

BOLIVIA

Delete zero quota for Bolivian populations that are in App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.29

Moschus spp.
Musk Deer

INDIA, NEPAL, USA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.30

Ovis vignei
Urial

GERMANY

Include in App.I all not listed subspecies

ACCEPTED as amended (all populations to App.II)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.31

Pterocnemia pennata pennata
Darwin's Rhea

ARGENTINA

Transfer population of Argentina from App.I to App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.32

Falco rusticolus
Gyrfalcon

USA

Transfer North American population from App.I to App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 35 / 31, 36 abstentions)

Prop. 11.33

Eunymphicus cornutus cornutus
Horned Parakeet

FRANCE

Transfer from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.34

Eunymphicus cornutus uvaeensis
Uvea Parakeet

FRANCE

Transfer from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.35

Garrulax canorus
Melodious Laughing Thrush

CHINA

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED

(VOTE 56 / 25)

Prop. 11.36

Cuora spp.
Asian Box Turtle

GERMANY, USA

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.37

Clemmys guttata
Spotted Turtle

USA

Include in App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 38 / 36, 31 abstentions)

Prop. 11.38

Geochelone sulcata
African Spurred Turtoise

FRANCE

Transfer from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED as amended (zero quota for exports from the wild)

(VOTE 73 / 17, 22 abstentions)

Prop. 11.39

Malacochersus tornieri
Pancake Tortoise

KENYA, USA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN (after discussions between Kenya and Tanzania; TZ committed to not allow any exports from the wild)

Prop. 11.40

Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Turtle

CUBA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Transfer from App.I to App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.41

Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Turtle

CUBA

Transfer from App.I to App.II

REJECTED in Committee I (VOTE 66 / 38, 15 abstentions) and in Plenary as amended (no trade until Standing Committee reviews control systems in Japan) (VOTE 67 / 41, 9 abstentions)

Prop. 11.42

Crocodylus morelettii
Morelet's Crocodile

MEXICO

Transfer from App.I to App.II

WITHDRAWN before CoP

Prop. 11.43

Varanus melinus
Quince Monitor

GERMANY

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.44

Crotalus horridus
Timber Rattlesnake

USA

Include in App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.45

Bufo retiformis
Sonoran green Toad

USA

Delete from App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.46

Mantella spp.
Mantella Frogs

NETHERLANDS USA

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.47

Rhincodon typus
Whale Shark

USA

Include in App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 51 / 40, 13 abstentions)

Prop. 11.48

Carcharodon carcharias
Great white Shark

AUSTRALIA, USA

Include in App.I

REJECTED as amended (inclusion in Appendix II)

(VOTE 51 / 47, 8 abstentions)

Prop. 11.49

Cetorhinus maximus
Basking Shark

UNITED KINGDOM

Include in App.II

REJECTED in Committee I (VOTE 62 / 39, 6 abstentions) and in Plenary as amended (12-month delay in effective date for implementation) (VOTE 67 / 42, 8 abstentions)

Prop. 11.50

Latimeria spp.
Coelacanths

FRANCE, GERMANY

Include in App.I

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.51

Latimeria menadoensis
Coelacanth

INDONESIA

Include in App.I

WITHDRAWN (redundant following adoption of Prop. 11.50)

Prop. 11.52

Poecilotheria spp.
Eastern Hemisphere Tarantulas

SRI LANKA, USA

Include in App.II

REJECTED

(VOTE 49 / 30, 27 abstentions)

Prop. 11.53

Podophyllum hexandrum
Rauvolfia serpentina
Taxus wallichiana

SWITZERLAND

Annotation (harmonise exemptions for medicinal products)

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.54

Panax ginseng
Asian Ginseng

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED as amended (same as annotation #3 > only roots subject to CITES for Russian populations only)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.55

Araucaria araucana
Monkey puzzle tree

ARGENTINA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.56

Echinopsis
Eulychnia

Columnar cactus / Rainsticks

CHILE

Exempt 3 rainsticks

WITHDRAWN (with Resolution Conf.9.18 amended to exempt up to 3 rainsticks for personal use)

Prop. 11.57

Kalmia cuneata
White Wicky

USA

Delete from App.II

ACCEPTED

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.58

Camptotheca acuminata
Happy Tree

CHINA

Include in App.II

WITHDRAWN

Prop. 11.59

Cistanche deserticola
Desert-living Cistanche

CHINA

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED as amended (same as annotation #3 > only roots subject to CITES)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.60

Harpagophytum procumbens, H.zeyheri
Devil's claw

GERMANY

Include in App.II

WITHDRAWN (resolution adopted but Plants Committee will take same action based on Decision)

Prop. 11.61

Adonis vernalis
Spring adonis

GERMANY

Include in App.II

ACCEPTED as amended (same as annotation #2)

(CONSENSUS)

Prop. 11.62

Guaiacum sanctum
Lignum vitae

USA

Transfer from App.II to App.I

WITHDRAWN

(Action to be taken by Plants Committee)