MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS

 

NOTIFICATION

 

New Delhi, the 11th July, 2001

 

S.O. 665(E). In exercise  of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 61 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), the Central Government, being of the opinion that it is expedient so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in Schedule I and Schedule III of the said Act with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette, namely:-

 

1.         In Schedule I to the said Act,-

 

(a)       in Part II A relating to “Fishes”, after entry 1, the following entries shall be inserted, namely:-

 

            “2. Shark and Ray (All Elasmobranchii).

            3. Sea Horse (All Sygnathidians).

            4. Giant Grouper (Epinephelus lanceolatus).”

 

(b)               after Pat IV, relating to Crustacea & Insects, the following Parts shall be inserted, namely:-

 

“Part IV A – Coelenterates

 

1.   Reef Building Coral (All Scleractinians).

2.   Black Coral (All Antipatharians).

3.   Organ Pipe Coral (Tubipora musica).

4.   Fire Coral (all Millipora Specias).

5.   Sea Fan (All Gorgonians).

 

“Part IV B – Mollusca

 

1.   Charonia tritonis.

2.   Lambis truncata.

3.   Lambis chiragra.

4.   Lambis chiragra arthritica.

5.   Lambis millepeda.

6.   Lambis cricea,

7.   Lambis scorpius.

8.   Conus bengalensis.

9.   Conus malne-edwardsi.

10. Conus textile.

11. Conus nobilis.

12. Conus geographus.

13. Conus marmoreus.

14. Cypraea lamacina.

15. Cypraea cribraria.

16. Cypraea tigris.

17. Cypraea mappa.

18. Cypraea talpa.

19. Cypraea carneola.

20. Cypraea mauritiana.

21. Cypraea onyx.

22. Cypraea argus.

23. Cypraea testudinaria.

24. Cypraea moneta.

25. Ovula ovum.

26 Volva volva.

27. Turbo marmopratus.

28. Trochus niloticus.

29. Xancus pyrum.

30. Harpulina lapponica.

31. Harpulina arausiaca.

32. Tudicla spiralis.

33. Cypracasis rufa.

34. Cassis cornuta.

35. Murex palmorosae.

36. Murex haustellum

37. Murex ramosus.

38. Strombus plicatus sibbaldi.

39. Strombus listeris.

40. Fasciolaria trapazium.

41. Fusinus longicaudus.

42. Mitra mitra.

43. Mitra papalis.

44. Cymatium pileare.

45. Nautilus pompilius.

46. Tridacna maxima.

47. Tridacna squamosa.

48. Hippopus hippopus.

49. Piter erycina.

50. Pteria brevilata.

51. Placenta placenta

52. Paphia ala-papilionis.”

 

Part IV C – Echinodermata

 

Sea Cucumber (All Holothurians).

 

2. In Schedule III to the said Act, after entry 19 relating to Wild pig, the following entry shall be inserted, namely:-

 

            “20. Sponges (all Calcareans).”.

 

 

[F. No. 1-4/95/WL-I]

S.C. SHARMA, Addl. Director General of Forests (WL)

 

Note: The entries in various Schedules of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 have been amended from time to time. The last notification in this regard was issued vide S.O.747(E) dated the 29th May, 2001.