Uromastyx dispar ( - )

Criteria met:  Sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  19%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  Netherlands, Spain

Top Trading Partner:  Chad

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:   -

EU-reported imports of live, wild-sourced Uromastyx dispar, all purposes, 2001-2010.

All EU imports in 2010 were live, wild-sourced animals exported directly from Chad for commercial purposes (1,870 animals). Live, wild-sourced imports have increased every year since 2006 and nearly doubled between 2009 and 2010. The SRG formed a positive opinion for specimens from Chad on 18/05/2010, subject to a quota of 2,500 specimens.