Cerberus rynchops (Dog-faced Water Snake)

Criteria met:  Sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  small leather products

Principal source:  unspecified

Top EU importer:  Italy

Top Trading Partner:  Indonesia

CITES Appendix:  III

IUCN Status:  Least Concern

EU-reported imports of Cerberus rynchops small leather products by source, all purposes, 2002-2011.

EU imports in 2011 principally comprised small leather products (23 739 products), of which the majority (96%) were reported without a source or purpose specified and the remainder were wild-sourced and traded for commercial purposes. All EU imports of small leather products in 2011 were imported directly from Indonesia. This was the highest level of EU imports of this species over the ten-year period 2002-2011, and imports of small leather products between 2010 and 2011 increased almost four-fold.