Between 1998 and 2007, an estimated $4 Billion worth of bluefin tuna was illegally fished around the world. One out of every three bluefin tuna caught was illegally fished.
Wildlife traffickers sell elephants on the black market in India between $22,572 to $33,841 (1 Million to 1.5 Million Indian Rupees).
From January to the end of October 2010, there were 2,463 incidents of illegal logging activities across the country of Vietnam. During the course of investigating these incidents, 44 forest rangers were injured and 4 people were killed.
Black market wildlife trafficking and smuggling in China is estimated to generate over $10 Billion annually.
Between May 2007 and January 2009, more than 22,000 pangolins were killed and 834.4 kilograms of their scales were supplied to wildlife traffickers in Malaysia.
98 percent of illegal logging timber in Madagascar ends up in China’s furniture manufacturing industry.
An estimated $300 Million worth of fish illegally fished off the coast of Somalia by foreign companies each year. Between 700 to 800 fishing boats are active in the illegal fishing trade in Somalia.
In 2009, the wildlife trade in Canada legally imported 77,000 dried or frozen shark fins.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that there are over 5,000 tigers held in captivity in the United States as of 2010.
Wildlife traffickers illegal import over 1,600 species into the black market of Japan. The 1,600 species are all listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.