Mauremys reevesii (Reeve's Turtle)

Criteria met:  High volume (globally threatened), sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Principal source:  captive-bred

Top EU importer:  Germany

Top Trading Partner:  China

CITES Appendix:  III

IUCN Status:  Endangered

EU-reported imports of live Mauremys reevesii by source, all purposes, 2005-2011 (no imports were reported 2002-2004).

EU imports in 2011 comprised 16 105 live animals, of which 81% were captive bred and the remainder were reported without a source specified. Over 99% of imports were imported directly by the EU from China. Live imports doubled between 2010 and 2011, reaching the highest level of imports of this species over the ten year period. No wild-sourced imports have been reported since 2005.