What Do We Do

The IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) is a worldwide network of biologists, wildlife managers, government officials, independent researchers, non-government (NGO) representatives, farmers, traders, tanners, fashion leaders, and private companies actively involved in the conservation of the world's 23 living species of alligators, crocodiles, caimans and gharials in the wild.

Coming Events

Please click on read more below to find a full list of up-coming events by Crocodile Specialist Group. From time to time we will also add other interesting events happening around the world.

Latest News and Information

"Report on the Status of the False Gharial (T. schlegelii) in Sumatra, 2016" by Kyle Shaney, Amir Hamidy, Evy Hamidy, Aisyah Arimbi, Pak Sismanto, Pak Erwan and Eric Smith, is now available (download). A preliminary report, produced in 2015, is also available (download).


Conference on Crocodilian Genetics, Morphology and Molecular Sciences, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA, 8-11 August 2017. Details will be posted as soon as they are available.


25th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, Santa Fe, Argentina, May 2018. Details will be posted as soon as they are available.