Red Ruffed Lemur

Appendix I

A List of Acronyms & Initialisms

AAZK American Association of Zoo Keepers

AAZV American Association of Zoo Veterinarians

ARKS Animal Records Keeping System

AZA American Zoo and Aquarium Association

CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora

DDT dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

ESA Endangered Species Act

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

FIG Fauna Interest Group

HSWRI Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute

IAAAM International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine

IMATA International Marine Animal Trainers Association

ISIS International Species Inventory System

IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nautre and Natural Resource

IUDZG International Union of Directors of Zoological Gardens

IWC International Whaling Commission

MedARKS Medical Animal Records Keeping System

MMPA Marine Mammal Protection Act

NEPA National Environmental Policy Act

NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service

OREHP Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Program

SPARKS Single Population Analysis and Records Keeping System

SSP Species Survival Plan

TAG Taxon Advisory Group

TED Turtle Excluder Device

USDA United States Department of Agriculture

USDC United States Department of Commerce

USDI United States Department of the Interior

USFWS United States Fish and Wildlife Service

WCMC Wildlife Conservation and Management Committee

WWF World Wildlife Fund