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The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.

The yardstick of enforcement must be re-examined.

The ruthless drowning of dozens of birds in Cedros (see press report https://trinidadexpress.com/newsextra/exotic-birds-sacrificed-as-smugglers-throw-them-overboard/article_2192801c-a5a5-11ea-b8b8-3bcc90c1d6b8.html) by three smugglers highlights the cold blooded nature of black marketeers.   We applaud the action of our Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries,Clarence Rambharat in instructing that these smugglers also face animal cruelty charges (the maximum fine of which is 100,000TTD) in addition to their possession charges. […]

Scarlet Ibis

Scarlet Ibis

See below link for comprehensive information on Scarlet Ibis compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Eudocimus_ruber%20-%20Scarlet%20Ibis.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/Legal%20Notice%20No.%20143%20-%20%20Environmentally%20Sensitive%20Species%20(Scarlet%20Ibis)….pdf

Olive Ridley Turtle

Olive Ridley Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Olive Ridley Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Lepidochelys_olivacea%20-%20Olive%20Ridley%20Turtle.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/No92-14.pdf

Hawksbill Turtle

Hawksbill Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Hawksbill Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Eretmochelys_imbricata%20-%20Hawksbill%20Turtle.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/No91-14.pdf

Green Turtle

Green Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Green Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Chelonia_mydas%20-%20Green%20Turtle.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/No90-14.pdf

Loggerhead Turtle

Loggerhead Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Loggerhead Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/images/Caretta_caretta%20-%20Loggerhead%20Turtle.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/No89-14.pdf

Leatherback Turtle

Leatherback Turtle

See below link for comprehensive information on Leatherback Turtle compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Dermochelys_coriacea%20-%20Leatherback%20Turtle.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/No88-14.pdf

Ocelot

Ocelot

See below link for comprehensive information on Ocelot compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Leopardus_pardalis%20-%20Ocelot.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/legal_notice_no_31_of_2013.pdf

Golden Tree Frog

Golden Tree Frog

See below link for comprehensive information on Golden Tree Frog compiled by the University of the West Indies. https://sta.uwi.edu/fst/lifesciences/sites/default/files/lifesciences/documents/ogatt/Phytotriades_auratus%20-%20Golden%20Tree%20Frog.pdf Legal Notice: https://www.ema.co.tt/images/Files/pdf/legal_notice_no_32_of_2013.pdf