Welcome to SANBI Sensitive Species
A listing of sensitive species maintained by SANBI
Sensitive species are those that are vulnerable or potentially vulnerable to collecting, over-exploitation, commercial and/or medicinal use.
SANBI will not release locality information for these species. This information can only be provided subject to approval from a committee consisting of experts on the relevant taxa. Applications for access can be submitted here.
The National Sensitive Species List is in the process of being compiled by experts. If a species does not appear on this list it may still be under evaluation.
SANBI are currently in the process of evaluating species and the list on this website is not ready for use. You may Download the 2010 list instead