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What is it being used for? Is the use sustainable?
Is the species in use threatend with extinction?

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Target species scientific name Common name(s) Geographic location IUCN Red List status Purpose(s) of end use Practice of use Record considered ecologically sustainable / unsustainable Publication date Entered
Homarus americanus American lobster Atlantic - northwest
LC
Least Concern
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2017 1 year 7 months ago
Tayassu pecari White-lipped peccary Brazil
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals Yes, considered sustainable 2022 1 year 7 months ago
Macaca mulatta Rhesus monkey, Mihou China
LC
Least Concern
Medicine and hygiene Ranching, farming or cultivation or wild species Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 2 weeks ago
Ursus arctos horribilis Grizzly bear Canada
Medicine and hygiene, Collection/display, Decorative and aesthetic, Other -- retribution killing Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 2 weeks ago
Macaca fascicularis Crab-eating macaque, Shixiehou China
EN
Endangered
Medicine and hygiene Ranching, farming or cultivation or wild species Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 2 weeks ago
Sphyrna zygaena Smooth hammerhead shark Australia, Pacific - southwest
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2014 8 months 2 weeks ago
Anguilla anguilla European eel Sweden
CR
Critically Endangered
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources No, sustainability not determined 2008 8 months 2 weeks ago
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Australia, Indian Ocean - eastern, Pacific - southwest
CR
Critically Endangered
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered unsustainable 2014 8 months 2 weeks ago
Lamna nasus Porbeagle shark Australia, Pacific - southwest
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources No, sustainability not determined 2014 8 months 2 weeks ago
Sphyrna zygaena Smooth hammerhead shark Australia, Pacific - southwest
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2014 8 months 2 weeks ago
Ceratozamia mirandae cycad Mexico
EN
Endangered
Food and feed, Keeping/companionship/display, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression, Conservation Management Cultivation Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Carnegiea gigantea sahuaro Mexico
LC
Least Concern
Food and feed, Energy, Keeping/companionship/display, Decorative and aesthetic, Materials and construction Gathering/Cutting/Collecting terrestrial plants and fungi or their products from the wild Yes, considered unsustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead shark Australia, Indian Ocean - eastern, Pacific - southwest
CR
Critically Endangered
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2014 8 months 3 weeks ago
Aloe secundiflora African aloes Kenya
LC
Least Concern
Medicine and hygiene, Conservation Management Gathering/Cutting/Collecting terrestrial plants and fungi or their products from the wild Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Galanthus elwesii Snowdrop, Kardelen Turkey
DD
Data Deficient
Keeping/companionship/display Gathering/Cutting/Collecting terrestrial plants and fungi or their products from the wild Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Ansellia spp. Leopard orchid, Tiger orchid Kenya
Medicine and hygiene, Collection/display, Scientific Research Gathering/Cutting/Collecting terrestrial plants and fungi or their products from the wild Yes, considered unsustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Vanda coerulea blue vanda Thailand
Keeping/companionship/display, Learning and education, Decorative and aesthetic, Recreation, Conservation Management Cultivation Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Tridacna spp. Giant clams Micronesia, Federated States of , Pacific - southwest
Food and feed, Decorative and aesthetic Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Strombus gigas Queen conch, Caracol pala Colombia, Atlantic - western central
Food and feed, Decorative and aesthetic Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Galanthus woronowii snowdrop Georgia
Decorative and aesthetic, Recreation, Conservation Management Gathering/Cutting/Collecting terrestrial plants and fungi or their products from the wild No, sustainability not determined 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Antipathes grandis Black coral United States, Pacific - eastern central
Medicine and hygiene, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression, Decorative and aesthetic Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Malacochersus tornieri Pancake tortoise, Kobe Kenya
CR
Critically Endangered
Keeping/companionship/display Other -- Ranching, with breeding stock from wild; closed-cycle captive breeding; and illegal wild harvesting. No, sustainability not determined 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Cuora amboinensis Southeast Asian box turtle, Kura Kura Indonesia
EN
Endangered
Food and feed, Medicine and hygiene, Keeping/companionship/display, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals Yes, considered unsustainable 2008 8 months 3 weeks ago
Lamna nasus Porbeagle shark New Zealand, Pacific - southwest
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2018 9 months 1 week ago
Carcharhinus falciformis Silky shark New Zealand, Pacific - southwest
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources No, sustainability not determined 2018 9 months 1 week ago
Pterocarpus santalinus red Sander tree India
EN
Endangered
Decorative and aesthetic, Materials and construction, Conservation Management Logging and/or Wood Harvesting Yes, considered unsustainable 2019 9 months 1 week ago
Carcharhinus falciformis silky shark Indian Ocean - eastern, Indian Ocean - western
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2019 9 months 1 week ago
Macaca fascicularis long-tailed macaque Indonesia
EN
Endangered
Scientific Research Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals Yes, considered sustainable 2023 9 months 1 week ago
Isurus oxyrinchus shortfin mako shark Pacific - southwest
EN
Endangered
Food and feed, Collection/display, Scientific Research, Decorative and aesthetic, Recreation Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2019 9 months 1 week ago
Manta birostris Manta ray Atlantic - western central
Keeping/companionship/display, Learning and education, Recreation Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources Yes, considered sustainable 2019 9 months 2 weeks ago