|Scientific Name:||Notochelys platynota|
|Species Authority:||(Gray, 1834)|
Emys platynota Gray, 1834
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable A1cd+2cd ver 2.3|
|Assessor/s:||Asian Turtle Trade Working Group|
|Reviewer/s:||Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)|
In Indonesia the population declined from extremely common in the late 1980s to reasonably common at present. In Malaysia, trade volume has increased while habitat has decreased. In Thailand considered at least Vulnerable (OEPP 1997). It was traded in East Asian food markets in 1999 at levels of 2–3 tons per day (B. Chan and R. Kan, pers. comms.), after proportionally very high mortality during transport.
Native:Brunei Darussalam; Indonesia; Malaysia; Thailand; Viet Nam
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|Major Threat(s):||The trade volume of this species has increased in Malaysia, whilst habitat has decreased. In East Asian food markets it was traded at levels of 2–3 tons/day in 1999, after proportionally very high mortality during transport.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is listed on CITES Appendix II.|
Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group and Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Changes to 1996 IUCN Red List Status of Asian Turtle Species. In: P.P. van Dijk, B.L. Stuart and A.G.J. Rhodin (eds). Asian Turtle Trade: Proceedings of a Workshop on Conservation and Trade of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises in Asia, pp.156-164. Chelonian Research Monographs 2. Chelonian Research Foundation, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA.
|Citation:||Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Notochelys platynota. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.|