|Scientific Name:||Pelochelys cantorii|
|Species Authority:||Gray, 1864|
Pelochelys cumingii Gray, 1864
Pelochelys poljakowii Strauch, 1890
|Taxonomic Notes:||The conservation assessment of this taxon is complicated by the conviction that the current taxonomic designation hides a complex of several different species.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered 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)|
P. cantorii is threatened over much of its range due to direct exploitation and habitat loss. It is found for sale in all markets in coastal areas of Bangladesh and in Indonesia is traded at low but steady volumes. The same situation is presumed to exist in many of the other range states.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:Bangladesh; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand; Viet Nam
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|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.
IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
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. 2016. Pelochelys cantorii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T16502A97400946.Downloaded on 26 July 2016.|
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