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CITES Wiki Identification Manual

“The CITES Identification Manual is a collection of data sheets designed to help identify various species of fauna and flora with drawings (black and white), photographs, maps and concise descriptions. It is a useful tool for CITES Management and Scientific Authorities, Customs officials, and all others involved in implementing and enforcing CITES…


With the ever-changing landscape of species identification and the diversifying needs of users, the Secretariat and the United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) have developed a new tool aimed at improving and promoting the availability of the CITES Identification Manual, as well as other identification materials on CITES-listed species. This was made possible with the financial support from the European Union.”