Survey data on giant salamander protective legislation from county-level government fishery bureau officials in China (2013-2016)


Data from interviews with county-level government fishery bureau officials in 115 counties across 10 provinces in China (2013-2016). Data include information on local legislation and enforcement of Chinese giant salamander conservation legislation, reports of illegal poaching or trading of giant salamanders, permits to collect wild giant salamanders, and numbers of licensed giant salamander farms under their jurisdiction.Project design was approved by the Zoological Society of London’s ethics committee (ref. WLE569), and by provincial-level Chinese government bodies in all provinces where fieldwork was conducted.

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Creator Turvey, Samuel; Chen, Shu; Tapley, Benjamin; Liang, Zhiqiang; Wei, Gang; Yang, Jian; Jie, Wang; Wu, Minyao; Redbond, Jay; Brown, Thomas; Cunningham, Andrew
Publisher University College London UCL
Contributor Figshare
Publication Year 2021
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Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Discipline Biospheric Sciences; Ecology; Economics; Geosciences; Natural Sciences; Social and Behavioural Sciences