Trade in dugong parts in Southern Bali

  title={Trade in dugong parts in Southern Bali},
  author={Paige B. Lee and Vincent Nijman},
  journal={Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom},
  pages={1717 - 1721}
  • Paige B. LeeV. Nijman
  • Published 7 September 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Dugong Dugong dugon Lacépède, 1799, a globally threatened marine mammal that occurs in the coastal waters of the Indian and Pacific Ocean, is traded in small numbers throughout their range. We surveyed 128 shops selling wildlife in seven (June 2013) and eight (July 2014) towns on the island of Bali, one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations. Dugongs are protected under Indonesian law and CITES Appendix I Iisting precludes international trade. Despite this dugong parts were observed… 

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