Species Identification Tools
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) identification guides
The CITES Identification Guides have been developed for individuals responsible for enforcing CITES. They provide detailed information for the identification of species protected under CITES and, in some cases, similar non-protected species.
CITES identification sheets
Since the publication of the Guides, new species have been added to the list of protected species under CITES. In order to update this source of reference, Environment Canada is producing species identification sheets.
Guides and identification sheets
References from the CITES Secretariat
- CITES species database
- CITES species identification manual
- CITES species photo gallery
- CITES trade database
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