Proposals for Amendments of the CMS Appendices

Among the listing proposals received from countries for CMS COP11 are a large number of shark and ray species including two types of Hammerhead shark, the Silky shark, three species of thresher sharks, the Reef Manta Ray along with nine Mobula Ray species. In addition, five species of sawfishes, some of which are critically endangered, have been proposed for listing.

Other species put forward by individual CMS Parties for consideration by CMS COP11 include the Polar Bear, the African Lion as well as the European Eel.

Notification 2014/021: Proposals to Amend the Appendices of CMS

Document Number Title Publish date
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.1 Proposal for the inclusion of the Mediterranean subpopulation of Cuvier's beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris) on CMS Appendix I 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.2 Proposal for the inclusion of the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) in CMS App. I and of all other subspecies of Panthera leo in CMS App. II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.3/Rev Proposal for the inclusion of the Red-fronted Gazelle (Eudorcas rufifrons) on CMS Appendix I 16 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.4 Proposal for the inclusion of the global population of the Great Bustard (Otis tarda) on CMS Appendix I 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.5 Propuesta para la inclusión del Playerito Semipalmeado (Calidris pusilla) en el Apéndice I de la CMS 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.6 Proposal for the inclusion of the Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) on CMS Appendix I 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.7 Proposal for the inclusion of the European Roller (Coracias garrulus) on CMS Appendix I 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.8 Proposal for the inclusion of all Species of Sawfish (Family Pristidae) on CMS Appendix I & Appendix II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.9 Proposal for the inclusion of the Reef Manta Ray (Manta alfredi) in CMS Appendix I and II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.10 Proposal for the inclusion of all species of mobula rays (Genus Mobula) in CMS Appendix I and II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.11 Proposal for the inclusion of the Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on CMS Appendix II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.12 Proposal for the inclusion of White-eared Kob (Kobus kob leucotis) on CMS Appendix II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.13 Propuesta para la inclusión de la Reinita Canadiense (Cardellina canadensis) en el Apéndice II de la CMS 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.14 Proposal for the inclusion of the Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) in CMS Appendix II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.15 Propuesta para la inclusión del Tiburón martillo gigante (Sphyrna mokarran) en el Apéndice II de la CMS 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.16 Propuesta para la inclusión del Tiburón martillo común (Sphyrna lewini) en el Apéndice II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.17 Proposal for the inclusion of all species of thresher sharks, Genus Alopia, on CMS Appendix II 11 June 2014
UNEP/CMS/ScC18/Doc.7.2.18 Proposal for the inclusion of the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) in CMS Appendix II 27 June 2014