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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
Apis mellifera (scutellata) (African) Honey bee Nigeria
Food and feed Collecting or harvesting parts or products from wild animals (e.g., eggs, wild honey, vicuna fibre) Yes, considered sustainable 2012 1 year 7 months ago
Gorilla beringei Mountain gorilla Rwanda
CR
Critically Endangered
Recreation Watching/experiencing terrestrial, aerial, or aquatic fauna and flora in the wild Yes, considered sustainable 2021 1 year 7 months ago
Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Grey reef shark Pacific - southwest
EN
Endangered
Food and feed Targeted fishing harvesting/exploiting or collecting wild aquatic resources No, sustainability not determined 2018 1 year 7 months ago
Crocodylus Acutus Crocodile ( NNg'wena or Ng'na) in local Cibemba or Cinyanja Languages respectively. Zambia
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed, Medicine and hygiene, Collection/display, Learning and education, Scientific Research, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression, Decorative and aesthetic, Materials and construction Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals not recorded 2013 1 month 1 week ago
Ursus maritimus polar bear North America, Arctic Sea
VU
Vulnerable
Food and feed, Collection/display, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression, Decorative and aesthetic Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals Yes, considered sustainable 2022 1 month 4 weeks ago
Butastur Rufipennis Grasshopper Buzzard Uganda
LC
Least Concern
Food and feed, Ceremony, religious, and ritual expression, Decorative and aesthetic, Other -- Monetary Hunting and/or Trapping of live terrestrial and aerial animals not recorded 2013 22 hours 3 minutes ago