DISTRIBUTION: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia (for detailed distribution data, see Auliya & Koch 2020)
RED LIST STATUS: Least Concern (LC) in 2017
CITES: Appendix II
Indonesia. – The species is not protected in Indonesia; harvest quota for 2021 was 450 wild individuals, of which 428 individuals are intended for export.
Australia. – According to the Australian EPCT Act (Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act) of 1999, the commercial export of live specimens is prohibited
Varanus doreanus, Lockerbie Scrub, QLD © Anders Zimmy