Pursuant to Fisheries Law dated 26/11/2003;
Pursuant to Decree 01/2008/NĐ-CP dated 3/1/2008 of the Government regulating functions, duties, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development;
Upon requests of the Director of Science, Technology and Environment Department, Director of National Directorate of Aquatic Resource Exploitaton and Protection,
Article 1. To issue the list of Vietnam’s endangered aquatic species which need protection, reproduction and development in accompanied with this Decision.
Article 2. This Decision shall come into force after 15 days since being published on official gazette.
Article 3. Chief of Administrative Cabinet, Director of NADAREP, Director of Science, Technology and Environment Department, Head of other Departments, Ministry’s Inspection, Director of Provincial Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development shall be responsible for implementing this Decision.
(Issued in companied with the Decision 82 /2008/QD-BNN dated July,17,2008)
PART I. EXPLANATION OF TERMS
Endangered rare aquatic species refer to living species (animals and plants) adapting water living conditions which have special values in terms of science, environment or economics, with small number of individuals and could be disappeared in wild life at different levels.
Major criteria to evaluate extinction risks of different species, levels of extinction risks of wild species :
From Vũng Tàu-Cần Giờ to Kiên Giang, đảo Phú Quốc, Côn Đảo.
Bộ Cá Chình
Họ Cá Chình
Cá Chình nhật
Hà Nội (Thanh Trì: Red river), Northern Coastal Provinces (Hải Dương, Hưng Yên, Nam Định, Thái Bình), Central provinces (Quảng Ngãi, Bình Định).
Bộ Cá Chép
Họ Cá Chép
Cá Lợ thân thấp
Streams and rivers in Northern mountainous provinces: Hà Giang, Tuyên Quang (river Lô-Gâm), Bắc Kạn (river-Lake Ba Bể), Yên Bái, Phú Thọ (river, Lake Thác Bà), Hòa Bình (Da river- Hoa Binh lake), Lạng Sơn (river Trung-vùng Hữu Lũng), Thái Nguyên, Bắc Giang (River Cầu, River Thương).
Cá Chép gốc
Lạng Sơn (river Kỳ Cùng).
Table 2. Critically endangered species (CR)
Naturally located areas
Bộ Hải ngưu
Họ Cá cúi
Hạ Long Bay, coasts of Khánh Hòa, Côn Đảo and Phú Quốc.
Bộ Rùa biển
Họ Rùa da
Quảng Ninh, Hải Phòng, Thái Bình, Nam Định. from Thanh Hóa to Bình Thuận and Trường Sa.
Coastal provinces from Quảng Ninh to Kiên Giang, especially in Bạch Long Vĩ to Cát Bà Islands.
Họ Ba ba
Giải thượng hải
Phú Thọ (Hạ Hòa), Hà Tây (Bằng Tạ), Hà Nội (Lake Gươm), Hòa Bình (Lương Sơn), Thanh Hóa (River Mã)..
Bộ Cá Sấu
Họ Cá Sấu chính thức
Cá Sấu xiêm
Kon Tum (River Sa Thầy), Gia Lai (River Ba), Đăk Lăk (River Ea Sup, River Krong Ana, Lake Lăk, Lake Krong Pach Thượng), Khánh Hòa, Đồng Nai (Nam Cát Tiên), Nam Bộ (River Cửu Long).