WHEREAS, on July 30,2001, Republic Act No. 9147, otherwise known as the “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001” was enacted to conserve the country’s wildlife resources and their habitats for sustainability;


WHEREAS, Section 4 thereof defined the respective jurisdiction of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as implementing agencies over the terrestrial and aquatic species of wildlife in the country and expressly provides that in the Province of Palawan jurisdiction conferred to DENR and DA is vested with the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) pursuant to Republic Act No. 7611;


WHEREAS, Section 22 of RA 9147 provides for the implementing agencies to determine whether any wildlife species or subspecies is threatened, and classify them as critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or other accepted categories based on the best scientific data and with due regard to internationally accepted criteria;


WHEREAS, Section 22 further provides that the categorized threatened wildlife reviewed and published shall be updated regularly or as the need arises.  Provided, that a species listed as threatened shall not be removed therefrom within 3 years following its initial listing;


WHEREAS, in the special meeting on 12 September 2003 the PCSD passed Resolution No. 03-216, approving the joint DENR-DA-PCSD Administrative Order No. 1 entitled “Joint Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) pursuant to Republic 9147”, which is now as PCSD Administrative Order No. 9;


WHEREAS, Rule 4.2 of the aforementioned joint implementing rules and regulations provides that the “PCSD pursuant to RA 7611 and Section 4 of RA 9147 shall exercise jurisdiction over all wildlife species found in the Province of Palawan, in accordance with the paramount objectives stated in RA 7611 to conserve the species and protect their habitats, consistent with existing national policies on wildlife conservation, management and utilization such as, but not limited to Republic Act No.8550 or the Fisheries Code of 1998, Republic Act No. 8485 or the Animal Welfare Act of 1998, and Republic Act No. 7586 or the NIPAS Act of 1992;


WHEREAS, on February 27, 2004, the PCSD passed Resolution No. 04-226, entitled “Adopting the List of Threatened Terrestrial and Marine Wildlife Species in Palawan and the List of Other Wildlife Species Pursuant to Section 4 and 22 of Republic Act 9147, which list had two (2) consecutive amendments as embodied in PCSD Resolution No. 06-309-A and PCSD Resolution No. 10-413;


WHEREAS, there is a need to update the present list approved under PCSD Resolution No. 10-413 because of the new published version of the Listings of species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of flora and fauna (CITES) and other authorities, both have de-listed or upgraded certain species from their respective listings, as well as added new species assessed to be threatened with extinction at different levels;


WHEREAS, upon research and study of the species in the province of Palawan by several experts and in accordance with the IUCN’s new listings of species, an updated list for Palawan was prepared, to wit:


    or the  WILDLIFE ACT” PER PCSD RESOLUTION  NO. 15-521 Series of 2015.  
  A. BIRDS            
  1 Laridae   Anous minutus worcesteri (McGregor, 1911) Black Noddy  
  2 Anhingidae   Anhinga melanogaster c (Pennant, 1769)     Oriental Darter, Darter, African Darter
  3 Psittacidae   Cacatua haematuropygia ac (Statius Muller, 1776) Philippine Cockatoo / “Katala”  
  4 Columbidae   Caloenas nicobarica  ac (Linnaeus, 1758) Nicobar Pigeon / Siete Colores  
  5 Falconidae   Falco peregrinus ac  (Tunstall, 1771) Peregrine Falcon/”Limbas”  
  6 Fregatidae   Fregata andrewsi  ac (Mathews, 1914) Christmas Island Frigatebird  
  7 Sturnidae   Gracula religiosa palawanensis bc (Linnaeus, 1758) Hill Mynah/”Kiyaw”  
  8 Phasianidae   Polyplectron napoleonis ac (Lesson, 1831) Palawan Peacock Pheasant/”Tandikan”  
  9 Scolopacidae   Tringa guttifer ac (Nordmann, 1835) Nordmann’s Greenshank  
  10 Psittacidae   Tanygnathus lucionensis bc (Linnaeus, 1766) Blue-naped Parrot/”Pikoy”/”Loro”  
  B. REPTILES            
  1 Cheloniidae   Caretta  caretta  c (Linnaeus, 1758) Loggerhead Turtle/Pawikan  
  2 Cheloniidae   Chelonia  mydas c (Linnaeus, 1758) Green Turtle/Pawikan  
  3 Crocodylidae   Crocodylus porosus c (Schneider, 1801) Saltwater Crocodile/Buwaya  
  4 Crocodylidae   Crocodylus  mindorensis c (Schmidt, 1935) Philippine Crocodile/Buwaya  
  5 Dermochelyidae Dermochelys  coriacea  c (Vandelli, 1761) Leatherback Turtle/Balimbing / Kantuhan  
  6 Cheloniidae   Eretmochelys   imbricata c (Linnaeus, 1766) Hawksbill Turtle/Sisikan  
  7 Cheloniidae   Lepidochelys  olivacea  c (Eschscholtz, 1829) Olive Ridley, Pacific Ridley  
  8 Geoemydidae   Siebenrockiella   leytensis c (Taylor, 1920) Philippine Pond Turtle/  
              Bakoko/ Tumanog
  C. MAMMALS            
  1 Cervidae   Axis calamianensis ac (Heude, 1888) Calamian Hog Deer/”Usa”  
  2 Dugongidae   Dugong  dugon c (Müller, 1776)   Seacow;Dugong/Duyong;
  3 Delphinidae   Lagenodelphis hosei b (G. Fraser, 1956) Irrawaddy Dolphin/ Lumba-Lumba;
  4 Manidae   Manis culionensis bc (de Elera, 1915) Palawan Pangolin/Balintong  
  5 Delphinidae   Orcaella  brevirostris c (Owen & Gray, 1866) Fraser’s Dolphin/ Mahayon Lumod;  
  6 Tragulidae   Tragulus nigricans  c (Thomas, 1892) Balabac Chevrotain/Mousedeer/  
  D. FRESHWATER FISH          
  1 Cyprinidae   Puntius  bantolanensis  (Day, 1914) Manguao Golden Bard/Papait  
  2 Cyprinidae   Puntius  manguaoensisc (Day, 1914) Humped Barb  
  3 Eleotridae   Oxyeleotris  expatria (Herre, 1927) Manguao Black Goby/Bulokot  
  4 Cyprinidae   Hampala   lopezi c (Herre, 1924)      
  5 Cyprinidae   Puntius ivis (Valenciennes, 1842)   Common Barb/Spotted Barb
  E. CRUSTACEANS          
  1 Coenobitidae   Birgus latro c     Coconut Crab/Tatus; Umang;
              Alimangong Lupa
  F. SHARKS AND RAYS          
  1 Pristidae   Pristis  spp     Sawfishes  
  G. FLORA            
  1 Araceae   Amorphophallus natolii      
  2 Araceae   Amorphophallus palawanensis   Palawan Pongapong
  3     Ceuthostoma palawanense a,c   Palawan Agoho/ “Parongpong”
  4 Cyatheaceae   Cyathea microchlamy   Tree Fern  
  5 Cycadaceae   Cycas aenigma      
  6 Cycadaceae   Cycas curranii bc   Curran Pitogo
  7 Cycadaceae   Cycas saxatilis      
  8 Stemonuraceae Gomphandra bracteata      
  9 Sapindaceae   Guioa palawanica c   Palawan Alahan
  10 Palmae   Heterospathe dransfieldii   Dransfield sanakti
  11 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes abalata      
  12 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes attenboroughii      
  13 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes leonardoi (S. McPherson et. al)      
  14 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes mira b      
  15 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes palawanensis      
  16 Oleaceae   Olea palawanensis   Palawan Olive
  17 Podocarpaceae P. rumphii     “Banga”  
        (syn: Podocarpus palawanensis)      
  18 Orchidaceae   Paphiopedilum fowliei ac   Palawan Igem
  19 Orchidaceae   Paphiopedilum philippinense var. philippinense Lady Slipper Orchid  
  20 Ericaceae   Rhododendron acrophilum      
  21 Ericaceae   Rhododendron javanicum ssp. Palawanense      
  22 Ericaceae   Rhododendron mendumiae      
  23 Ericaceae   Rhododendron reynosoi      
  24 Orchidaceae   Vanda lamellata b      
  25 Casuarinaceae   Ceuthostoma palawanense   Palawan Agoho / “Parongpong”
  26 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes deaniana b   Macfarlane Pitcher Plant
  27 Rubiaceae   Badusa palawanensis   Palawan Palak
  28 Arecaceae   Orania paraguanensis   “Banga”  
  H. MANGROVES          
  1 Rubiaceae   Scyphiphora  hydrophillacea (C.F.Gaertn.) Nilad    
  A. BIRDS            
  1 Accipitridae   Accipiter gularis bc (Temminck & Schlegel, 1844) Japanese Sparrow Hawk/”Sakbit”  
  2 Accipitridae   Accipiter soloensis  bc (Horsfield, 1821) Chinese Goshawk/”Sakbit”  
  3 Accipitridae   Accipiter trivirgatus bc (Temminck, 1824) Crested Goshawk/”Sakbit”  
  4 Bucerotidae   Anthracoceros marchei  bc (Oustalet, 1885) Palawan Hornbill/”Talusi”  
  5 Strigidae   Asio flammeus bc (Pontoppidan, 1763) Short-Eared Owl/”Kuwago”  
  6 Acciptridae   Aviceda jerdoni bc (Blyth, 1842)   Jerdon’s Baza/”Lawin”
  7 Acciptridae   Butastur indicus bc (Gmelin, 1788) Grey-faced Buzzard/”Tikwe”  
  8 Picidae   Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus c (Sharpe, 1877) Red-headed flameback    
  9 Acciptridae   Circus spilonotus bc (Kaup, 1847)     Eastern Marsh Harrier/”Mamamalaka”  
  10 Columbidae   Ducula pickeringii c (Cassin, 1854)     Grey Imperial Pigeon  
  11 Falconidae   Falco severus bc (Horsfield, 1821)   Oriental Hobby/”Lawin”
  12 Falconidae   Falco tinnunculus bc (Linnaeus, 1758) Eurasian Kestrel/”Lawin”  
  13 Ardeidae   Gorsachius goisagi c (Temminck, 1835) Japanese Night Heron  
  14 Accipitridae   Haliaeetus leucogaster bc (Gmelin, 1788) White-bellied Sea Eagle/”Aguila”  
  15 Accipitridae   Haliastur indus bc (Boddaert, 1783) Brahminy Kite/”Lawin”  
  16 Megapodiidae   Megapodius cumingii c (Dillwyn, 1853) Tabon Scrubfowl/”Tabon”  
  17 Accipitridae   Milvus migrans bc (Boddaert, 1783) Black Kite    
  18 Strigidae   Ninox scutulata bc (Raffles, 1822) Brown Hawk-Owl/”Kuwago”/”Bukaw”  
  19 Strigidae   Otus fuliginosus bc (Sharpe, 1888)   Palawan Scops Owl
  20 Strigidae   Otus mantananensis bc (Sharpe, 1892) Mantanani Scops Owl  
  21 Accipitridae   Pandion haliaetus bc(Linnaeus, 1758) Osprey/”Lawin”  
  22 Accipitridae   Pernis ptilorhyncus bc (Temminck, 1821) Oriental Honeybuzzard/”Mamuhag”  
  23 Threskiornithidae Platalea minor c (Temminck & Schlegel, 1849) Black-faced spoonbill  
  24 Psittacidae   Prioniturus platenae bc (Blasius, 1888) Blue-headed Racquet Tail/”Pikoy”/”Loro”  
  25 Accipitridae   Spilornis cheela bc (Latham, 1790) Crested Serpent Eagle/”Bankas”  
  26 Accipitridae   Spizaetus cirrhatus b (Gmelin, 1788) Changeable Hawk Eagle/”Manaol”  
  27 Accipitridae   Spizaetus philippensis b (Gould, 1863) Philippine Hawk Eagle/”Manaol”  
  28 Strigidae   Strix seloputo bc (Horsfield, 1871)   Spotted Wood Owl/”Kuwago”
  B. REPTILES            
  1 Geomydidae   Cuora amboinensis bc (Riche in Daudin, 1801) Southeast Asian Box Turtle    
  2 Scincidae   Dasia griffini  c (Taylor, 1915)     Griffin’s Dasia/Griffin’s Baum Skink
  3 Elapidae   Naja philippinensis bc (Taylor, 1922)     Philippine Common Cobra  
  4 Elapidae   Ophiophagus hannah  bc (Cantor, 1836) King Cobra    
  5 Pythonidae   Python reticulatus b (Fitzinger, 1826)     Reticulated Python  
  6 Varanidae   Varanus palawanensis b (Koch, Gaulke & Böhme, 2010) Variable Monitor Lizard    
  C. MAMMALS            
  1 Pteropodidae   Acerodon leucotis b (Sanborn, 1950) Palawan Flying Fox  
  2 Mustelidae   Aonyx cinerea bc (Illiger, 1815)   Oriental Small-clawed Otter/”Dungon”
  3 Viverridae   Arctictis binturong whitei (J. A. Allen, 1910) Binturong / Bearcat  
  4 Hystricidae   Hystrix pumila c (Günther, 1879)   Palawan Porcupine/”Durian”
  5 Cercopithecidae   Macaca fascicularis ssp. Philippensis bc(I. Geoffroy, 1843) Philippine Long-tailed Macaque/  
  6 Felidae   Prionailurus bengalensis heaneyi (Groves, 1997) Leopard Cat/”Tamaral”  
  7 Pteropdidae   Pteropus  vampyrus c (Linnaeus, 1758) Large Flying Fox  
  8 Suidae   Sus ahoenobarbus c (Huet, 1888)   Palawan Bearded Pig
  9 Tupaiidae   Tupaia palawanensis bc (Thomas, 1894) Palawan Tree Shrew/”Bising”  
  D. AMPHIBIANS            
  1 Bombinatoridae Barbourula busuangensis c(Taylor & Noble, 1924) Philippine Flat-headed Frog  
  2 Megophryidae   Megophrys ligayae c (Taylor, 1920) Palawan Horned Frog  
  3 Bufonidae   Pelophryne albotaeniata c (Barbour, 1938) Palawan Toadlet  
  1 Hemiramphadae Dermogenys palavanensis (Meisner, 2001)      
  2 Cyprinidae   Rasbora everetti (Boulenger, 1895) Silwang    
  F. INSECTS            
  1 Lucanidae   Dorcus titanus palawanicus   Palawan Stag Beetle
  2 Papilionidae   Trogonoptera trojana b (Honrath, 1886) Palawan Birdwing  
  3 Papilionidae   Troides plateni  b (Staudinger, 1888) Dr. Platens Birdwing  
  G. MARINE FISHES          
  1 Serranidae   Cromileptes  altivelis c (Valenciennes, 1828) Humpback Grouper, Panther Grouper/  
  2 Syngnathidae   Hippocampus  spp.   Seahorse  
  H. BIVALVES            
  1 Cardiidae   Eufistulana mumia (Spengler, 1783) Club-Shaped Boring Clam  
        (Syn.) Fistulana annulata (Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811)      
        (Syn.) Fistulana clava (Lamarck, 1801)      
        (Syn.) Gastrochaena mumia (Spengler, 1783)      
  2 Cardiidae   Hippopus   porcellanus c (Rosewater, 1982) China Clam/Kukong Kabayo  
  3 Cardiidae   Hippopus  hippopus c (Linnaeus, 1758) Bear Paw Clam, Horse’s Hoof Clam,  
              Strawberry Clam/Kukong Kabayo
  4 Gastrochaenidae Tridacna   crocea c (Lamarck, 1819) Boring Clam, Crocus Clam,  
              Saffron-coloured Clam/Let-let
  5 Tridacnidae   Tridacna   derasa c  (Röding, 1798) Smooth Giant Clam/  
              Southern Giant Clam/Taklobo
  6 Tridacnidae   Tridacna   gigas c (Linnaeus, 1758) Giant Clam Taklobo  
  7 Tridacnidae   Tridacna  maxima c(Röding, 1798) Maxima Clam /Small Giant Clam/  
  8 Tridacnidae   Tridacna  squamosa c Lamarck, 1819 Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam,  
              Scaly Clam/Hagdan-hagdan
  I. GASTROPODS            
  1 Tonnidae   Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus, 1758)   Horned Helmet Shell
  2 Ranellidae   Charonia  tritonis   Triton’s Trumpet/ Triton’s Trumpet
  3 Cassidae   Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758) Bullmouth Helmet Shell  
        (Syn.) Barnea  durbanensis  van (Hoepen, 1941)      
        (Syn.) Barnea  labordei  (Jousseaume in Lamy, 1923 )      
        (Syn.) Barnea elongata  (Tchang, Tsi & Li, 1960)      
        (Syn.) Barnea spica  (Jousseaume in Lamy, 1923 )      
        (Syn.) Barnia erythraea (Gray, 1851)      
        (Syn.) Martesia delicatula  (Preston, 1910)      
        (Syn.) Pholas  manilensis  (Philippi, 1847)      
  4 Tegulidae   Tectus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1767)   Giant Top Shell Snails/Samong
        (Syn.) Trochus  niloticus      
  5 Turbinidae   Turbo  marmoratus   Marbled Turban
  J. SHARKS AND RAYS          
  1 Sphyrnidae   Sphyrna mokarran b (Rüppell, 1837) Great Hammerhead,  
              Hammerhead Shark,
              Squat-headed Hammerhead Shark
  K. SEA CUCUMBER          
  1 Holothuriidae   Holothuria scabra c (Jaeger, 1833) Golden sandfish/Balatan  
  2 Holothuriidae   Holothuria nobilis c (Selenka, 1867) Black Teatfish/Balatan  
  3 Holothuriidae   Thelenota ananas c (Jaeger, 1833) Prickly Redfish/Balatan  
  4 Holothuriidae   Holothuria whitmaei c (Bell, 1887) Black Teatfish/Balatan  
  L. FLORA            
  1 Leguminosae   Afzelia rhomboidea c   “Tindalo”  
  2 Orchidaeae   Arachnis flos-aeris b   Spide Orchid/Scorpion Orchid
  3 Begoniaceae   Begonia acclivis      
  4 Begoniaceae   Begonia androturba      
  5 Begoniaceae   Begonia coronensis      
  6 Begoniaceae   Begonia palawanensis      
  7 Begoniaceae   Begonia rubiteae      
  8 Orchidaeae   Bulbophyllum whitfordii b      
    Arecaceae   Calamus foxworthyi      
  9 Orchidaeae   Cirrhopetalum cumingii b      
        (syn: Bulbophyllum cumingii, Bulbophyllum stramineum) b      
  10 Orchidaeae   Cleisostoma sagittatum      
        (syn. Sarcanthus malleifer )b      
  11 Orchidaeae   Coelogyne palawanensis      
  12 Lauraceae   Cryptocarya palawanensis  c   “Parena”  
  13 Cyatheaceae   Cyathea ferruginea  b   Tree Fern  
  14 Arecaceae   Daemonorops gracilis      
  15 Orchidaeae   Dendrobium lunatum b      
  16 Bombacaceae   Durio graveolens   “Dugyan”  
  17 Simaroubaceae Eurycoma longifolia   Tongkat-ali  
  18 Annonaceae   Goniothalamus palawanensis      
  19 Asclepiadaceae Hoya curtisii        
  20 Asclepiadaceae Hoya diversifolia var. el-nidicus   El Nido Hoya
        (syn: Hoya el-nidicus)      
  21 Asclepiadaceae Hoya estrellaensis      
  22 Asclepiadaceae Hoya pulgarensis      
  23 Leguminosae   Koompassia excelsa b c   “Mangis”  
  24 Melastomataceae Medinilla palawanensis   Palawan Medinilla
  25 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes gantungensis      
  26 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes leonardoi S.      
  27 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes mantalingahanensis      
  28 Nepenthaceae   Nepenthes philippinensis b c   Pitcher Plant/
  29 Orchidaeae   Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica b      
  30 Orchidaeae   Phalaenopsis lueddemanniana b      
  31 Orchidaeae   Phalaenopsis pallens b      
  32 Rosaceae   Prunus pulgarensis c   “Gupit”  
        (syn: Pygeum pulgarense)      
  33 Orchidaeae   Renanthera philippinenesis      
  34 Orchidaeae   Renanthera storiei b   Fire Orchid/Flame Orchid/
              Dapong Pula  
  35 Rhodoreae   Rhododendron javanicum ssp. schadenbergii      
  36 Rhodoreae   Rhododendron madulidii      
  37 Arecaceae   Salacca ramosiana   Paratungon  
  38 Araliaceae   Schefflera agamae c   Agama Galamay-amo
  39 Araliaceae   Schefflera curanii   Curran Galamay-amo
  40 Araliaceae   Schefflera foxworthyi      
  41 Araliaceae   Schefflera palawanensis  c   Palawan Galamay-amo
  42 Fabaceae   Sympetalandra densiflora   Kamatog  
  43 Dipterocarpaceae Vatica mangachapoi ssp. obtusifolia Palawan Narig  
  44 Dipterocarpaceae Vatica maritima c   Narig laot  
  45 Verbenaceae   Vitex parviflora c   “Molave”  
  46 Meliaceae   Walsura monophylla   “Bukalau”  
  III. VULNERABLE          
  A. BIRDS            
  1 Nectariniidae   Aethopyga shelleyi c (Sharpe, 1876) Lovely Sunbird  
  2 Pycnonotidae   Alophoixus frater  (Sharpe, 1877)   Grey-throated bulbul
  3 Pycnonotidae   Alophoixus frater (Sharpe, 1877)   Palawan Bulbul
  4 Anatidae   Anas luzonica  c (Fraser, 1839)   Philippine duck/”Pato”
  5 Nectariniidae   Arachnothera dilutior (Sharpe, 1876) Pale Spider Hunter  
  6 Podargidae   Batrachostomus javensis chaseni (Stresemann, 1937) Palawan Frog Mouth  
  7 Scolopacidae   Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821) Great Knot    
  8 Charadriidae   Charadrius peronii   c (Schlegel, 1865) Malaysian Plover  
  9 Chloropseidae   Chloropsis palawanensis c (Sharpe, 1877) Yellow-throated Leafbird  
  10 Apodidae   Collocalia palawanensis c (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) Palawan Swiftlet  
  11 Muscicapidae   Copsychus niger  c (Sharpe, 1877) White-vented Shama  
  12 Muscicapidae   Cyornis lemprieri  c (Sharpe, 1884) Palawan Blue Flycatcher  
  13 Picidae   Dinopium everetti  c (Tweeddale, 1878) Spot-throated flameback  
  14 Picidae   Dryocopus javensis (Tristan, 1879) White-bellied woodpecker  
  15 Ardeidae   Ducula bicolor c (Scopoli, 1786)   Pide Imperial Pigeon
  16 Ardeidae   Egretta eulophotes  c  (Swinhoe, 1860) Chinese Egret/”Tagak”  
  17 Burhinidae   Esacus magnirostris c (Vieillot, 1818) Beach thick-knee  
  18 Muscicapidae   Ficedula platenae c (Blasius, 1888) Palawan Flycatcher  
  19 Acanthizidae   Gerygone sulphurea c (Wallace, 1864) Golden-bellied fly-eater  
  20 Ardeidae   Gorsachius melanolophus c (Raffles, 1822) Malay Night Heron  
  21 Halcyonidae   Halcyon coromanda c (Latham, 1790) Ruddy Kingfisher  
  22 Pycnonotidae   Ixos palawanensis c (Tweeddale, 1878) Sulphur-bellied Bulbul  
  23 Laniidae   Lanius schach c (Linnaeus, 1758)   Long-tailed shrike
  24 Timaliidae   Malacocincla cinereiceps c (Tweeddale, 1878) Ashy-headed Babbler  
  25 Timaliidae   Malacopteron palawanense  c (Büttikofer, 1895) Melodious Babbler  
  26 Scolopacidae   Numenius tahitensis (Gmelin, 1789) Bristle-tighed curlew  
  27 Picidae   Mulleripicus pulverulentus c (Temminck, 1826) Great Slaty Woodpecker  
  28 Scolopacidae   Platalea minor (Temminck & Schlegel, 1849) Far Eastern Curlew, Eastern Curlew  
  29 Oriolidae   Oriolus xanthonotus c (Horsfield, 1821) Dark-throated oriole  
  30 Pachycephala   Pachycephala grisola c (Blyth, 1843) Mangrove Whistler  
  31 Paridae   Parus amabilis  c (Sharpe, 1877)   Palawan Tit  
  32 Pittidae   Pitta nympha b,c   Fairy Pitta  
  33 Psittacidae   Prionochilus plateni c (Blasius, 1888) Palawan Flowerpecker  
  34 Muscicapidae   Ptilocichla falcata c (Sharpe, 1877) Falcated Wren-babbler  
  35 Columbidae   Ramphiculus leclancheri  c (Bonaparte, 1855) Black-chinned fruit dove  
  36 Zosteropidae   Stachyris hypogrammica c (Salomonsen, 1961 Palawan Striped Babbler  
  37 Columbidae   Streptopelia dusumieri  c (Temminck, 1823) Philippine Collar Dove  
  38  Monarchidae   Terpsiphone cyanescens c (Sharpe, 1877) Blue Paradise Flycatcher  
  39 Tytonidae   Tyto longimembris b,c (Jerdon, 1839) Eastern Grass Owl  
  B. REPTILES            
  1 Colubridae   Calamaria palavanensis (Inger & Marx, 1965) Palawan Worm Snake  
  2 Gekkonidae   Cyrtodactylus redimiculus (King, 1962) Palawan Bent-toed Gecko  
  3 Trionychidae   Dogania subplana   Malayan Softshell Turtle
  4 Colubridae   Dryocalamus philippinus c (Griffin, 1909) Philippine Bridal Snake  
  5 Gekkonidae   Gekko athymus c  (Brown & Alcala, 1962) Smooth-scaled Narrow-disked Gecko  
  6 Gekkonidae   Gekko gecko (Linnaeus, 1758)   Tokay Gecko
  7 Gekkonidae   Gekko palawanensis c (Taylor, 1925) Palawan Narrow-disked Gecko  
  8 Gekkonidae   Luperosaurus palawanensis (Brown & Alcala, 1978) Palawan Flap-legged Gecko  
  9 Scincidae   Parvoscincus palawanensis (Brown & Alcala, 1961)      
  C. MAMMALS            
  1 Muridae   Chiropodomys calamianensis  c (Taylor, 1934) Palawan Pencil-tailed Tree Mouse  
  2 Soricidae   Crocidura batakorum (Hutterer, 2007) Batak Shrew  
  3 Soricidae   Crocidura palawanensis c (Taylor, 1934) Palawan Shrew  
  4 Muridae   Haeromys pusillus c (Thomas, 1893) Sundaic Haeromys  
  5 Herpestidae   Herpestes brachyurus palawanus (Allen, 1910) Short-tailed mongoose  
  6 Sciuridae   Hylopetes nigripes c (Thomas, 1893) Palawan Flying Squirrel  
  7 Muridae   Maxomys panglima  c (Robinson, 1921) Palawan Spiny Rat  
  8 Vespertilionidae Murina cf. tubinaris   Small tube-nosed
  9 Mephitidae   Mydaus marchei  c (Huet, 1887)   Palawan Stink Badger/”Pantot”
  10 Vespertilionidae   Myotis macrotarsus c (Waterhouse, 1845) Pallid Large-footed Myotis  
  11 Muridae   Palawanomys furvus c (Musser & Newcomb, 1983) Palawan Soft-furred rat  
              Palawan Soft-furred Mountain Rat
  12 Physeteridae   Physeter macrocephalus a (Linn, 1758) Sperm Whale/Balyena  
  13 Delphinidae   Stenella longirostris longirostris b (Gray, 1828) Long-snouted Spinner Dolphin, Gray’s
Spinner Dolphin/ Lumba-Lumba
  14 Sciuridae   Sundasciurus hoogstraali  c (Sanborn, 1952) Busuanga Squirrel  
  15 Sciuridae   Sundasciurus juvencus c (Thomas, 1908) Northern Palawan Tree Squirrel  
  16 Sciuridae   Sundasciurus moellendorffi  c (Matschie, 1898) Culion Tree Squirrel  
  17 Sciuridae   Sundasciurus rabori c (Heaney, 1979) Palawan Montane Squirrel/”Di pula”  
  18 Sciuridae   Sundasciurus steerii  c (Günther, 1877) Southern Palawan Tree Squirrel  
  D. AMPHIBIAN            
  1 Ichthyophidae   Caudacaecilia weberi c (Taylor, 1920) Malatgan River Caecilian  
  2 Ranidae   Hylarana moellendorffi  (Boettger, 1893) Palawan Variable-backed Frog  
  3 Bufonidae   Ingerana mariae  c (Inger, 1954)   Mary Inger’s Frog
  4 Bufonidae   Ingerophrynus philippinicus c (Boulenger, 1887) Philippine Toad  
  5 Megophryidae   Leptobrachium tagbanorum   Palawan Spadefoot Toad
  6 Ranidae   Limnonectes acanthi  c (Taylor, 1923) Busuanga Wart Frog  
  7 Ranidae   Limnonectes palavanensis c (Boulenger, 1894) Palawan Fanged Frog  
  8 Rhacophoridae Philautus longicrus c (Boulenger, 1894) Palawan Bubble-nest Frog  
  9 Rhacophoridae Rhacophorus everetti  c (Boulenger, 1894) Everett’s Flying Frog  
  10 Ranidae   Sanguirana sanguinea c (Boettger, 1893) Calamianes Frog  
  1 Cyprinidae   Cyclocheilichthys schoppeae (Cervance and Kottelat 2007) Schoppe’s Barb  
  2 Siluridae   Pterocryptis taytayensis(Herre, 1924) Taytay Catfish/Hito: Labiyog  
  3 Cyprinidae   Rasbora taytayensis c (Herre, 1924)      
  F. MARINE FISHES          
  1 Apogonidae   Apogon griffini   Cardinal Fish/Mo-ong (Vis);
              Buslet (Cuy)  
  2 Serranidae   Anyperodon  Leucogrammicus c (Valenciennes, 1828) Slender Grouper, Whiteline Group,  
              Whitelined Cod, White-lined Grouper,
              White-lined Rockcod,Slender Rockcod
  3 Scaridae   Bolbometopon  muricatum c (Valenciennes, 1840) Green Humphead Parrotfish;  
              Bumphead Parrotfish;
              Double-headed Parrotfish
  4 Blenniidae   Ecsenius kurti c      
  5 Serranidae   Epinephelus   lanceolatus c (Bloch, 1790) Brindle Bass, Brindled Grouper,  
              Giant Grouper, Queensland Groper/
               Kugtong (Vis);Kegteng (Cuy)
  6 Istiophridae   Makaira nigricans c   Blue Marlin/Malasugi
  7 Bythitidae   Paradiancistrus cuyoensis c      
  8 Serranidae   Plectropomus  areolatus c (Rüppell, 1830) Polkadot Cod, Spotted Coral Trout,  
              Squaretail Coral grouper,
              Square-tail Coral Trout,
              Squaretail Grouper,
              Squaretail Leopard grouper/
              Lapu-Lapu (Tag)
  9 Serranidae   Plectropomus laevi   Blacksaddled Coral grouper
  10 Scombridae   Thunnus  obesus c (Lowe, 1839)   Big Eye Tuna/Tuna
  G. BIVALVES            
  1 Propeamussiidae   Amusium obliteratum   Smudged Moon Scallop
  H. SHARKS AND RAYS          
  1 Alopiidae   Alopias pelagicus c (Nakamura, 1935) Pelagic Thresher, Thresher Shark,  
              Whiptail Shark/Pating
  2 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus   longimanus  (Poey,1861) Oceanic Whitetip Shark/Pating  
  3 Dasyatidae   Himantura uarnak c (Gmelin, 1789) Reticulate Whipray, Marbled Stingray,  
               Leopard Stingray,
               Honeycomb Stingray
  4 Dasyatidae   Urogymnus asperrimus c (Bloch & Schneider,1801) Porcupine Ray/Pagi  
  5 Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius  ferrugineus c (Lesson, 1831) Tawny Nurse Shark/Pating  
  6 Heterodontidae Heterodontus zebra c (Gray, 1831) Barred Bull-head Shark, Barred Shark,  
              Bullhead Shark,  Cat Shark,
              Little Shark, Striped Bullhead Shark,
              Striped Cat Shark, Zebra Bullhead Shark,
              Zebra Horn Shark,
              Zebra Port Jackson Shark/Pating
  7 Myliobatidae   Manta  birostris c (Walbaum,1792) Manta Ray/Oceanic Manta Ray/  
              Pelagic Manta Ray / Chevron Manta Ray
  8 Myliobatidae   Manta  alfredi c (Krefft, 1868)   Reef Manta Ray/ Prince Alfred’s Ray/
              Inshore Manta Ray/
              Coastal Manta Ray/
               Resident Manta Ray
  9 Rhincodontidae   Rhincodon   typus  c (Smith, 1828) Whaleshark/Butanting  
  10 Rhinobatidae   Rhina ancylostoma c (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) Bowmouth Guitarfish, Mud Skate,  
              Shark Ray  
  11 Rhinobatidae   Rhynchobatus   australiae c (Whitley, 1939) White-spotted Guitarfish;  
              White-spotted Wedgefish
  12 Sphyrnidae   Sphyrna zygaena c   Smooth Hammerhead
  13 Stegostomanidae Stegostoma   fasciatum c (Hermann, 1783) Leopard/Zebra Shark  
  I. CRUSTACEANS          
  1 Potamidae   Insulamon  johannchristiani c   Alimasag  
  2 Potamidae   Insulamon  magnum c   Alimasag  
  3 Potamidae   Insulamon  palawanense c   Alimasag  
  4 Potamidae   Insulamon  porculum c   Alimasag  
  5 Potamidae   Insulamon unicorn c (Ng & Takeda, 1992) Alimasag    
  6 Gecarcinucidae Parathelphusa balabac c      
  7 Gecarcinucidae Parathelphusa cabayugan c      
  8 Gecarcinucidae Parathelphusa manguao c      
  J. GASTROPODS            
  1 Nautilidae   Nautilus pompilius   Chambered Nautilus
  K. MANGROVE            
  1 Acanthaceae   Avicennia  rumphiana (Hallier f.) c      
  2 Primulaceae   Aegiceras floridum (Roem. & Schult) c Tinduk-tindukan  
  3 Rhizophoraceae   Ceriops decandra  (Griff., Ding Hou)   c Tangal    
        (Syn.) Ceriops zippeliana  (Sheue et al. 2009)      
  L. FLORA            
  1 Gesneriaceae   Aeschynanthus curvicalyx      
  2 Gesneriaceae   Aeschynanthus madulidii      
  3 Gesneriaceae   Agalmyla biflora      
  4 Araucariaceae   Agathis dammara  c   Palawan Almaciga/”Bagtik”
        (syn: Agathis celebica)      
  5 Araucariaceae   Agathis philippinensis   Almaciga  
  6 Zingiberaceae   Alpinia foxworthyi      
  7 Apocynaceae   Alstonia iwahigensis   “Palawan Dita”
  8 Zingiberaceae   Amomum palawanense      
  9 Rubiaceae   Antirhea livida      
        (sync: Antirrhoea livida)      
  10 Myrsinaceae   Ardisia iwahigensis      
  11 Myrsinaceae   Ardisia palawanensis      
  12 Myrsinaceae   Ardisia romanii   Roman Tagpo
  13 Myrsinaceae   Ardisia taytayensis      
  14 Arecaceae   Areca vidaliana      
        (syn: Areca mammillata)      
  15 Araliaceae   Arthrophyllum pulgarense c   “Higin”  
  16 Orchidaceae   Ascidieria palawanensis      
        (syn: Eria palawanensis) b      
  17 Meliaceae   Azadirachta excelsa   “Mararango”  
  18 Euphorbiaceae   Baccaurea lanceolata      
        (syn. Baccaurea glabrifolia)      
        (syn. B. glabriflora) a      
  19 Euphorbiaceae   Balakata luzonica   Balakat Gubat
  20 Begoniaceae   Begonia cleopatrae      
  21 Begoniaceae   Begonia coronensis      
  22 Begoniaceae   Begonia georgei      
  23 Begoniaceae   Begonia gutierrezii      
  24 Begoniaceae   Begonia suborbiculata      
  25 Begoniaceae   Begonia wilkiei      
  26 Begoniaceae   Begonia woodii      
  27 Begoniaceae   Brackenridgea palustris spp. foxworthyi      
  28 Ochnaceae   Calamus caesius   “Sika”  
  29 Arecaceae   Calamus diepenhorstii var. exulans “Abuan”    
  30 Arecaceae   Calamus javensis      
  31 Arecaceae   Calamus ornatus var. purverulentus      
  32 Arecaceae   Calamus subinermis   “Bugtong”  
  33 Arecaceae   Calophyllum pentapetalum var. pentapetalum      
  34 Guttiferae   Calophyllum pentapetalum var. pulgarense      
  35 Guttiferae   (syn. Calophyllum pulgarense)      
  36 Theaceae   Camellia megacarpa      
        (syn: Thea megacarpa)      
  37 Casuarinaceae   Ceuthostoma terminale      
  38 Clethraceae   Clethra pulgarensis      
  39 Gesneriaceae   Codonoboea corrugata      
        (syn: Henckelia corrugata)      
  40 Gesneriaceae   Codonoboea woodii      
  41 Cyatheaceae   Cyathea callosa b      
  42 Cyatheaceae   Cyathea caudata b   Tree Fern  
  43 Cycadaceae   Cycas edentata b   Pitogong Dagat
  44 Cycadaceae   Cycas riuminiana b, c   “Pitogo”  
  45 Cycadaceae   Cycas wadei b, c   “Culion Pitogo”
  46 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra cleopatrae      
  47 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra elatostemmoides      
  48 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra hirtigera var. chlorina      
  49 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra hirtigera var. hirtigera      
  50 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra inaequifolia      
  51 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra livida      
  52 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra pulgarensis      
  53 Gesneriaceae   Cyrtandra rupicola      
  54 Arecaceae   Daemonorops curranii      
  55 Arecaceae   Daemonorops margaritae var. palawanica      
  56 Annonaceae   Dasymaschalon scandens b, c   “Kalabuyo”  
  57 Orchidaceae   Dendrobium sanderae  b, c        
  58 Orchidaceae   Dendrochilum kingii      
        (syn. Dendrochilum palawanense)      
  59 Annonaceae   Desmos palawanensis      
  60 Dilleniaceae   Dillenia luzoniensis c   “Malakatmon” / “Dilawan”
  61 Dilleniaceae   Dillenia monantha      
  62 Graminae   Dimeria chloridiformis      
  63 Poaceae   Dinochloa palawanensis      
        (syn: Schizostachyum palawanense)      
  64 Dioscoraceae   Dioscorea palawana      
  65 Ebenaceae   Diospyros cauliflora      
        (syn. Diospyros pulgarensis)      
  66 Ebenaceae   Diospyros discolor   “Kamagong”/”Mabolo”
        (syn. Diospyros blancoi)      
  67 Ebenaceae   Diospyros ferrea b   Bantulinaw  
  68 Ebenaceae   Diospyros pilosanthera   “Bolong-eta”  
  69 Dipterocarpaceae Dipterocarpus caudatus   Tailed-leaf Apitong
  70 Dipterocarpaceae Dipterocarpus gracilis   c   Panau  
  71 Dipterocarpaceae Dipterocarpus grandiflorus c   “Apitong” / “Taruntung”
  72 Dipterocarpaceae   Dipterocarpus hasseltii   Hasselt’s Panau
  73 Anacardiaceae   Dracontomelon dao c   “Dao”  
  74 Bombacaceae   Durio macrophyllus      
        (syn. Durio testudinarium)      
  75 Meliaceae   Dysoxylum cauliflorum      
        (syn: Dysoxylum angustifolium)      
  76 Urticaceae   Elatostema palawanense      
  77 Hamamelidaceae Embolanthera spicata   “Paningit”  
  78 Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia trigona b      
  79 Santalaceae   Exocarpus longifolius      
        (syn: Exocarpus rolfeanus)      
  80 Guttiferae   Garcinia sulphurea      
  81 Sapindaceae   Glennia thorelii      
        (syn: Lepisanthes palawanica)      
  82 Euphorbiaceae Glochidion cenabrei      
  83 Euphorbiaceae   Glochidion dolichostylum      
  84 Euphorbiaceae Glochidion palawanense      
  85 Euphorbiaceae Glochidion pulgarense      
  86 Celastraceae   Glyptopetalum palawanense   “Palawan Surag”
  87 Acanthaceae   Goldfussia palawanensis      
        (syn: Strobilanthes palawanensis)      
  88 Tiliaceae   Grewia palawanensis      
  89 Acanthaceae   Gymnostachyum palawanense      
  90 Acanthaceae   Gymnostachyum pictum      
  91 Casuarinaceae   Gymnostoma nobile      
  92 Rubiaceae   Hedyotis bambusetorum      
  93 Rubiaceae   Hedyotis capitellata var. pubescens      
        (syn: Hedyotis kingiana)      
  94 Rubiaceae   Hedyotis perhispida      
        (syn: Exallage perhispida)      
  95 Araceae   Homalomena palawanensis      
        (syn: Homalomena elmeri)      
  96 Dipterocarpaceae Hopea rudiformis      
  97 Asclepiadaceae Hoya meliflua        
  98 Leguminosae   Intsia bijuga c     “Ipil” / Moluccan Ironwood
  99 Leguminosae   Intsia palambanica   Palawan Ipil  
  100 Graminae   Ischaemum glaucescens      
  101 Acanthaceae   Justicia addisoniensis      
        (syn: Calophanoides addisoniensis;
Hallieracantha addisoniensis)
  102 Myristicaceae   Knema latericia var. latericia      
  103 Myristicaceae   Knema latericia var. subtilis      
  104 Arecaceae   Korthalsia merrillii      
  105 Arecaceae   Korthalsia robusta      
        (syn: Korthalsia squamosa)      
  107 Leguminosae   Kunstleria forbesii      
        (syn: Kunstleria atroviolacea)      
  108 Acanthaceae   Lepidagathis palawanensis      
  109 Arecaceae   Licuala spinosa      
  110 Orchidaceae   Liparis palawanensis      
  111 Magnoliopceda   Madhuca montecola   Betis Bundok
        (syn: Ganua monticola)      
  112 Magnoliaceae   Magnolia liliifera  ab, c   “Kumarong”  
        (syn. Magnolia pulgarensis) a      
  113 Anacardiaceae Mangifera altissima  c   “Pahutan” / “Manga-manga”
  114 Anacardiaceae   Mangifera longipes   Apali  
  115 Anacardiaceae Mangifera odorata c   “Wani” (mangga)
  116 Apocynaceae   Marsdenia purpurella      
  117 Rutaceae   Melicope lunu-ankenda       
        (syn: Euodia arborea)      
  118 Rutaceae   Melicope pulgarensis      
        (syn: Evodia pulgarensis)      
  119 Melastomaceae Memecylon odoratum      
  120 Annonaceae   Miliusa horsfieldii      
        (syn: Saccopetalum arboreum)      
  121 Annonaceae   Mitrephora fragrans   “Lanutan-banguhan”
  122 Rubiaceae   Mussaenda grandifolia      
  123 Rubiaceae   Mussaenda setosa      
  124 Sapindaceae   Nephelium cuspidatun var. robustum      
  125 Sapindaceae   Nephelium lappaceum var. lappaceum      
  126 Sapindaceae   Nephelium lappaceum var. pallens      
  127 Sapindaceae   Nephelium ramboutan-ake      
  128 Arecaceae   Oncosperma tigillarium   “Anibong”  
  129 Annonaceae   Orophea creaghii      
        (syn: Orophea palawanensis) a      
  130 Rubiaceae   Pavetta phanerophlebia      
  131 Rubiaceae   Pavetta subferruginea      
  132 Lythraceae   Pemphis acidula  c   Bantigi  
  133 Orchidaceae   Phalaenopsis amabilis b   Butterfly Orchid/”Mariposa”
  134 Leguminosae   Phanera aherniana var. aherniana      
  135 Leguminosae   Phanera semibifida var. perkinsiae      
        (syn: Bauhinia semibifida var. perkinsiae; Bauhinia perkinsiae)    
  136 Linaceae   Philbornea magnifolia      
        (syn: Philbornea palawanica)      
  137 Euphorbiaceae Phyllanthus glochidioides      
  138 Orchidaceae   Pinalia curranii      
        (syn: Eria curranii) b      
  139 Arecaceae   Pinanga curanii      
  140 Podocarpaceae   Podocarpus rumphii c   Malakauayan
  141 Annonaceae   Polyalthia elmeri c   “Bangar”  
  142 Annonaceae   Polyalthia palawanensis  c   Palawan Lanutan
  143 Burseraceae   Protium connarifolium  c   “Marangub”  
  144 Rosacea   Prunus grisea var. tomentosa   Lago  
        (syn: Pygeum microphyllum)      
  145 Acanthaceae   Pseuderanthemum minutiflorum      
  146 Rubiaceae   Psychotria balabacensis      
  147 Rubiaceae   Psychotria iwahigensis      
  148 Rubiaceae   Psychotria pyramidata      
  149 Leguminosae   Pterocarpus indicus forma echinatus Prickly Narra  
  150 Leguminosae   Pterocarpus indicus forma indicus Smooth Narra  
  151 Acanthaceae   Ptyssiglottis aequifolia      
        (syn: Hallieracantha aequifolia)      
  152 Acanthaceae   Ptyssiglottis dispar      
        (syn: Hallieracantha pulgarensis)      
  153 Acanthaceae   Ptyssiglottis elmeri      
        (syn: Hallieracantha elmeri)      
  154 Leguminosae   Pueraria tetragona      
  155 Rhodoreae   Rhododendron edanoi ssp. Edanoi      
  156 Rhodoreae   Rhododendron wilkei      
  157 Acanthaceae   Ruellia philippinensis      
  158 Celastraceae   Salacia cymosa      
  159 Celastraceae   Salacia marginata      
  160 Actinidiaceae   Saurauria longistyla      
  161 Theaceae   Schima wallichii var. pulgarensis      
        (syn: Schima pulgarensis)      
  162 Pipera   Securidaca atroviolacea      
  163 Anacardiaceae Semecarpus paucinervius c   “Ligas-Ilanan”
  164 Acanthaceae   Staurogyne nudispica      
        (syn: Ruellia  nudispica)      
  165 Loganiaceae   Strychnos oleifolia      
  166 Anacardiaceae Swintonia acuta      
        (syn: Swintonia foxworthyi)      
  167 Myrtaceae   Syzygium borneense      
        (syn: Eugenia ixoroides)      
  168 Myrtaceae   Syzygium confertum      
        (syn: Syzygium calvinii)      
  169 Myrtaceae   Syzygium ecostulatum      
  170 Myrtaceae   Syzygium iwahigense      
  171 Rubiaceae   Timonius ferrugineus      
  172 Rubiaceae   Timonius palawanensis      
  173 Euphorbiaceae Trigonostemon merrillii      
  174 Apocynaceae   Urceola laevis      
  175 Rubiaceae   Urophyllum elliptifolium      
  176 Annonaceae   Uvaria nudistellata      
  177 Ericaceae   Vaccinium brachytrichum      
  178 Ericaceae   Vaccinium palawanense var. foxworthyi      
  179 Ericaceae   Vaccinium palawanense var. palawanense      
  180 Dipterocarpaceae Vatica umbonata ssp. umbonata      
  181 Rhamnaceae   Ventilago palawanensis      
  182 Apocynaceae   Willughbeia sarawacensis   “Tabo”  
        Wrightia palawanensis      
  183 Polypodiaceae Xiphopteris nudicarpa      
  184 Flacourtiaceae   Xylostoma palawanensis   “Porsanbagyo” / “Mansalay”
  185 Rhamnaceae   Ziziphus palawanensis a      
    a     CITES – Listed , Appendix I        
    b     CITES – Listed , Appendix II        
    ab   CITES  – Listed, Appendix III        
    c     IUCN – Listed          




WHEREAS, the Updated List will serve as guide for concerned government agencies, scientific authorities and NGOs, among others, on what species to prioritize in the implementation of wildlife conservation and protection programs;


WHEREAS, the PCSD, being mandated under Republic Act 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act, as the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna) Management Authority for Palawan and duly recognized by the CITES Secretariat, shall initiate to undertake the requirements and procedures necessary for elevating and including the species under the “Updated List” to the applicable CITES Appendices to ensure the regulation of trade at the international level;


WHEREAS, the PCSD shall coordinate and work with the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (BMB-DENR) regarding the requirements and procedures for consideration of the species under the “Updated List” to the listing of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural resources (IUCN) to ensure the conservation of said species;


WHEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing premises and on motion duly seconded, the Council resolves to approve, as it is hereby APPROVED, the “Updated List of Terrestrial and Marine Wildlife in Palawan and Their Categories Pursuant to Republic Act 9147 , otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001”, hereto attached as integral part of this resolution;



RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of this resolution be furnished the DENR, DA and other concerned agencies for their information and guidance;


RESOLVED FINALLY, that copy of this resolution be filed with the Office of the National Administrative Registrar at the UP Law Center for publication in accordance with existing rules.


ADOPTED AND APPROVED this 26th day of February 2015 at Puerto Princesa City.

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I hereby certify that the above-quoted resolution has been duly adopted by the PCSD on the 26th day of February 2015.





                                                                                                Executive Director/ Secretary








            Presiding Officer

Vice-Chairman, PCSD

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