Morenia ocellata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Morenia ocellata (Duméril & Bibron, 1835)
Common Name(s):
English Burmese Eyed Turtle, Bengal Eyed Terrapin, Peacock Turtle, Swamp Turtle
French Emyde à ocelles de Birmanie, Tortue de Birmanie
Spanish Galápago Ocelado de Birmania
Emys ocellata Duméril & Bibron, 1835

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Asian Turtle Trade Working Group
Reviewer(s): Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)
This listing was based on market trends; food market turnover was 10 tons per day during peak season in 1996–97, but then it disappeared from the markets in 1998 (B. Chan and R. Kan, pers. comms.).
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population:Population trend is considered to be declining based on food market turnover. In 1996–97 this species represented 10 tons/day during the peak season, but then disappeared from markets in 1998.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix I.

Errata [top]

Errata reason: An errata assessment is required to generate a revised PDF without the range map which had been included in error; no range map was available when this assessment was originally published.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Morenia ocellata (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T13873A97373774. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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