Appendix I

Endangered Species


A List of Acronyms

  • 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