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Declared Turtle Trade From the United States

 

Ports  (Air and Oceanic) 


The majority of the turtles exported from the United States go through just a few international ports. 

 

Please note:  Numbers are recorded by hand (keystroke) into the system resulting in a data lag. For this reason the 2005 data should be viewed as possibly incomplete.

 

City of Export Total Shipments Largest Shipment Notes
Atlanta,  GA 357 shipments to 21 countries 50,000 Trachemys scripta elegans  to Hong Kong 225 Shipments to Germany
Boston,  MA 7 shipments to 1 country 50 Macroclemys temminckii to Great Britain  
Chicago, IL 393 shipments to 8 countries 1,600 Trachemys scripta elegans to China 142 Shipments to Germany
Denver, CO 1 shipment to 1 country 350 Trachemys scripta gaigeae  
Dallas / Fort Worth,  TX 1,919 shipments to  22 countries 120,000 Trachemys scripta elegans to Hong Kong Largest 4 shipments were all sent by the same exporter
Houston, TX 26 shipments to 4 countries 22,000 Trachemys scripta elegans to Mexico 17 shipments to Mexico
Los Angeles, CA 1139 shipments 17 countries 150,000 Trachemys scripta elegans to Hong Kong 15 largest shipments were all Trachemys scripta elegans
Miami,  FL 1,413 shipments to 29 countries 20,000 Trachemys scripta elegans to Hong Kong 280 shipments to Japan
New Orleans, LA  2,067 shipments to 19 countries 115,000 Pseudemys sp. to Japan 347 shipments to Mexico
New York, NY 35 shipments to 6 countries 5,000 Graptemys pseudogeographica kohni to the Czech Republic 13 shipments to Spain
Seattle, WA  1 shipment to 1 county 100 Graptemys sp. to China  
San Francisco, CA 1,429 shipments to 12 countries 100,000 Trachemys scripta elegans to China 1,045 shipments to Japan
Tampa, FL  23 shipments to 5 countries 1,200 Apalone ferox to Mexico 17 shipments to Mexico

 


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