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NOTICES TO THE WILDLIFE IMPORT/EXPORT COMMUNITY:

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Revision of Notice of Seizure and Proposed Forfeiture Letter - September 23, 2014

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New CITES Requirements for Certain Sharks and Rays to Enter into Force - September 12, 2014

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Public Bulletin on Import/Export License and Designated Port Exception Permit Renewal - July 11, 2014

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Five Foreign Species of Sturgeon Listed as Endangered - July 1, 2014

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Filing Changes Affecting Import and Export of all Lionfish Species - June 17, 2014

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Suspension on Imports of Specific African Elephant Trophies - April 4, 2014

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Filing Changes Affecting Import and Export of Fish and Crustaceans - October 22, 2013

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Import and Export of Wildlife at U.S. Customs Ports of Entry in Minnesota - May 30, 2013

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Competent Management and Scientific Authorities for CITES Documents - May 28, 2013

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CITES Country-Specific Trade Restrictions - May 22, 2013

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Identification of CITES Hard Corals (Rev 3) - Revised May 15, 2013

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Changes To CITES Species Listings - May 14, 2013

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Trade Suspensions - May 3, 2013

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Update on Overtime Clearances - March 15, 2013

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Chinese Hamster Ovary Cell Specimens - December 21, 2012

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Low Risk Fee Exemption Program - November 6, 2012

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New CITES Appendix-III Listings for Porbeagle and Scalloped Hammerhead - September 6, 2012

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Import or Export of Injurious Wildlife - March 9, 2012

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Import of Sport-hunted Trophies Subject to Quotas, Tagging and Marking - February 24, 2012

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Sanctions on the Importation of Hunting Trophies from Iran and Sudan - February 8, 2012

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Ban on Importation and Interstate Transport of Four Snake Species - February 3, 2012

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Protection of Hellbender Salamanders under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA) - January 4, 2012

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Wildlife Import/Export Fees -- Effective January 1, 2012 - December 15, 2011

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Denied Issuance of CITES Permits for Export of Paddlefish from Impounded Waters in Tennessee Harvested in the 2010-2011 Fishing Season - August 29, 2011

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Special Rule Published for Threatened Corals (Rev 1) - Revised April 26, 2011

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Availability of Factsheet about Caviar for Airlines and Cruise Lines - January 12, 2011

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Listing of Shovelnose Sturgeon under the Similarity of Appearance Provisions of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) - September 30, 2010

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Changes to CITES Species Listing - June 8, 2010

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Partial Lifting of Trade Restrictions on CITES-Listed Species from Paraguay - August 19, 2009

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Changes to CITES Appendix III - April 28, 2009

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International Trade in European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) - March 13, 2009

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Suspension of Commercial CITES Trade with Djibouti, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia and Rwanda - Revised December 22, 2008

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Use of Outdated Service Declaration Form (Form 3-177) - November 26, 2008

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Personal Effects Exemption for Caviar - September 12, 2008

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Trade Restrictions on Certain CITES-Listed Species from Equatorial Guinea, Comoros - September 9, 2008

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Validation of CITES Documents - May 7, 2008

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Permit or Certificate Requirements for Species in CITES Appendix III - Revised April 8, 2008

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New CITES Appendix-III Listing by China for Four Species of Corallium Coral - April 8, 2008

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CITES Universal Labeling Requirements for Sturgeon Caviar - March 13, 2008

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Ban on Importation and Interstate Transport of Black Carp - October 18, 2007

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Revision of U.S. CITES Regulations - September 18, 2007

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Implementation of the Captive Wildlife Safety Act - August 16, 2007

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Ban on Importation and Interstate Transport of Live Silver and Largescale Silver Carp - July 11, 2007

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Export Changes to USFWS Declaration Form 3-177 and eDecs - February 15, 2007

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Suspension of Trade in CITES-listed Species with Somalia - December 18, 2006

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Service Requirements for Processing Consolidated Freight - December 15, 2006

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Update on Trade Restrictions for Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) - May 15, 2006

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Trade in Beluga Sturgeon (Huso huso) Caviar and Meat Suspended from Black Sea Basin Countries - October 28, 2005

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Import Restrictions on Birds from H5N1 Countries-Update - October 25, 2005

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Trade in Beluga Sturgeon (Huso huso) Caviar and Meat Suspended from Caspian Sea Basin Countries - September 29, 2005

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Trade Restrictions on CITES-Listed Wildlife from Nigeria - July 20, 2005

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Updated Procedures for Applying for U.S. CITES Documents - April 29, 2005

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Trade Restrictions on CITES-Listed Wildlife from Liberia Still in Effect - February 23, 2005

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Trade Restrictions on CITES-Listed Wildlife from Mauritania and Somalia - August 2, 2004

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Foreign Bans on the Importation of Birds-Avian Flu - March 5, 2004

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Import Embargo on Civets - February 5, 2004

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Import and Export Prohibitions on Certain Rodents - Revised November 6, 2003


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Last updated: September 24, 2013