Endangered Fishes of North America**
Show fishes in North America with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in North America.
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Common Name Range ***
Acadian Redfish Canada, Greenland, United States
Acadian Whitefish Canada
Alabama Cavefish Alabama
Alabama Shad United States
Alabama Sturgeon Alabama, Mississippi
Alberca Silverside Mexico
Alvord Chub Nevada, Oregon
Amber Darter Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Anguila Ciega Mexico
Apache Trout Arizona
Ashy Darter Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
Atlantic Cod North America (including United States)
Atlantic Halibut Canada (Newfoundland), United States (Alaska)
Atlantic Salmon Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon DPS
Bagre De Yaqui Mexico
Balsas Splitfin Mexico
Barndoor Winter Skate Canada, United States
Barrens Topminnow Tennessee
Basking Shark North America (including United States)
Bear Lake Sculpin Idaho, Utah
Beautiful Shiner Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
Bentfin Devil Ray North America
Big Bend Gambusia Texas
Bigeye Tuna North America - Including United States (Hawaii)
Black Grouper Mexico, United States
Black Rockfish North America (including United States)
Black Sea Bass California, Mexico
Black-Finned Goodeid Mexico
Blackfin Pupfish Mexico
Blackmouth Shiner Alabama, Florida, Mississippi
Blacksaddled Coral Grouper North America (United States Territory)
Bloater Canada, United States
Blotchside Logperch Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Blue Shiner Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Bluebarred Pygmy Sunfish Georgia, South Carolina
Bluemask Darter Tennessee
Bluestripe Darter Missouri
Bluntnose Shiner Mexico
Bocaccio Rockfish Canada, Mexico, United States
Bold Characodon Mexico
Bonytail Chub Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
Borax Lake Chub Oregon
Boulder Darter Alabama, Tennessee
Boxer Pupfish Mexico
Brindle Bass North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii)
Bronze Whaler North America (including United States)
Brown-marbled Grouper North America (United States Territory)
Bullseye Electric Ray California, Mexico
Bumphead Parrotfish North America (United States Territory)
Cachorrito Cabezon Mexico
Cachorrito De Charco Azul Mexico
Cachorrito De Dorsal Larga Mexico
Cachorrito De Mezquital Mexico
Caddo Madtom Arkansas
Cahaba Shiner Alabama
Calico Grouper Mexico, United States
California Sheephead Mexico, United States (California)
Camouflage Grouper North America (United States Territory)
Cape Fear Shiner North Carolina
Cape Shark North America (including United States)
Carbonera Pupfish Mexico
Caribbean Electric Ray Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina
Caribbean Reef Shark North America (including United States)
Catarina Pupfish Mexico
Charal De Alchichica Mexico
Charal De La Preciosa Mexico
Charal De Quechulac Mexico
Charalito Chihuahua Mexico, New Mexico
Charalito Saltillo Mexico
Charalito Sonorense Arizona, Mexico
Checkered Pupfish Mexico
Chinook Salmon California (Sacramento River) in the winters
Clear Creek Gambusia Texas
Coho Salmon California
Coldwater Darter Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Colorado Pikeminnow Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Comanche Springs Pupfish Texas
Common Sawfish Mexico, United States
Conasauga Logperch Georgia, Tennessee
Conchos Shiner Mexico
Copper Redhorse Canada
Coppercheek Darter Tennessee
Coral Trout Marshall Islands
Cowfish Florida, Mexico
Crossband Rockfish North America (including United States)
Crown Shark Mexico
Crystal Darter Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
Cuatro Cienegas Shiner Mexico
Cubera Snapper North America (including United States)
Cui-ui Nevada
Dama Ciega Blanca Mexico
Dardo De Conchos Mexico
Darkedged Splitfin Mexico
Delta Smelt California
Desert Dace Nevada
Desert Pupfish Arizona, California, Mexico
Devil Fish North America
Devil's Hole Pupfish Nevada
Devil's River Minnow Mexico, Texas
Dionda dichroma Mexico
Donkey Fish North America (including United States)
Duckbill Cat United States
Duskytail Darter Tennessee, Virginia
Eastern Sand Darter Canada, United States
Etowah Darter Georgia
Fiddlefish Mexico
Fountain Darter Texas
Freckled Darter Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi
Frilled Shark United States (California)
Galapagos Shark North America (Hawaii/US Territory)
Giant Butterfly Ray North America (including United States)
Giant Wrasse United States Minor Outlying Islands (Wake Is.)
Gila Chub Arizona, Mexico, New Mexico
Gila Topminnow Arizona, New Mexico
Gila Trout Arizona, New Mexico
Golden Cownose Ray Mexico
Golden Grouper Mexico
Goldline Darter Alabama, Georgia
Goliath Grouper Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
Goodeid Mexico
Gray Nurse Shark North America (United States Territory)
Great White Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Green Sturgeon Alaska, California, Canada (British Columbia), Mexico, Oregon
Greenland Shark Canada, Greenland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina
Guayacon Bocon Mexico
Guayacon De Cuatro Cienegas Mexico
Guayacon De Hacienda Dolores Mexico
Guayacon De San Gregorio Mexico
Gulf Grouper California, Mexico
Gulf Sturgeon Canada, United States
Gulper Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Haddock North America (including United States)
Hammerhead Shark United States
Hawaiian Grouper United States Minor Outlying Islands
Highfin Coral Grouper Marshall Islands
Highland Splitfin Mexico
Hogfish North America (including United States)
Humpback Chub Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming
Japanese Devilray North America
Juil Ciego Mexico
June Sucker Utah
Kanawha Minnow North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia
Kiyi Canada, United States
La Palma Pupfish Mexico
Largescale Pupfish Mexico
Largetooth Sawfish Mexico, United States
Least Chub Utah
Leon Springs Pupfish Texas
Leopard Darter Arkansas, Oklahoma
Lined Seahorse North America (including United States)
Little Colorado Spinedace Arizona
Liver-oil Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Loach Minnow Arizona, New Mexico
Longfin Mako North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Longnose Eagle Ray Mexico (Baja California)
Lost River Sucker California, Oregon
Maryland Darter Maryland
Matalote Cahita Mexico
Matalote Conchos Mexico
Matalote Del Bavispe Mexico
Matalote Opata Mexico
Maya Pupfish Mexico
Mexclapique Mexico
Mexican Blindcat Mexico
Mexican Darter Mexico
Mexican Golden Trout Mexico
Moapa Dace Nevada
Modoc Sucker California
Mohave Tui Chub California
Mojarra (5) Mexico
Molly Del Tamesi Mexico
Molly Del Teapa Mexico
Monterrey Platyfish Mexico
Monterrey Spanish Mackerel Mexico
Mountain Blackside Dace Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia
Munk's Devil Ray North America
Mutton Snapper North America (including United States)
Nassau Grouper United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
Needle Dogfish United States
Nevada Pupfish Nevada
Niangua Darter Missouri
Night Shark North America (United States)
Northern Cavefish Indiana, Kentucky
Northern Guitarfish California, Mexico
Oceanic Whitetip Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Okaloosa Darter Florida
One-finned Shark North America (including United States)
Opal Goodeid Mexico
Orangefin Madtom North Carolina, Virginia
Oregon Chub Oregon
Ouachita Madtom Arkansas
Ouachita Mountain Shiner Arkansas, Oklahoma
Owens Pupfish California
Owens Tui Chub California
Ozark Cavefish Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
Pacific Seahorse Mexico, United States (California)
Pahranagat Roundtail Chub Nevada
Pahrump Poolfish Nevada
Paleback Darter Arkansas
Palezone Shiner Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee
Pallid Sturgeon Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee
Pecos Gambusia New Mexico, Texas
Pecos River Pupfish New Mexico, Texas
Platy Cuatro Cienegas Mexico
Platy De Muzquiz Mexico
Poey's Grouper North America (including United States)
Polkadot Cod North America (United States Territory)
Portuguese Dogfish North America (United States Territory)
Potosi Pupfish Mexico
Prickly Shark California
Proserpine Shiner Mexico, Texas
Pygmy Madtom Tennessee
Pygmy Sculpin Alabama
Queen Triggerfish North America (including United States)
Railroad Valley Springfish Nevada
Rainbow Goodeid Mexico
Rainbow Parrotfish North America (including United States)
Razorback Sucker Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Red Grouper North America (including United States)
Red Porgy Mexico, United States
Relict Dace Nevada
Relict Darter Kentucky
Rhamdia zongolicensis Mexico
Rio Grande Darter Mexico, Texas
Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
Rio Verde Catfish Mexico
Roanoke Bass North Carolina, Virginia
Roanoke Logperch Virginia
Rough Sculpin California
Sacramento Splittail California
Salvelinus spp. (1) Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Norway, United Kingdom, United States
San Marcos Gambusia Texas
Sand Sturgeon United States
Santa Ana Sucker California
Sardinilla Cuatro Cienegas Mexico
Sardinita Bocagrande Mexico
Sardinita De Rio Verde Mexico
Sardinita De Santa Maria Mexico
Sardinita De Tepelmene Mexico
Sardinita Del Pilon Mexico
Sardinita Quijarrona Mexico
Sawtail Grouper Mexico
Scioto Madtom Ohio
Seabass North America (including United States)
Shortjaw Cisco Canada, United States
Shortnose Cisco Canada, United States
Shortnose Sturgeon USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
Shortnose Sucker California, Oregon
Shortspine Thornyhead Canada, United States
Shoshone Sculpin Idaho
Slackwater Darter Alabama, Tennessee
Slender Chub Tennessee, Virginia
Smalleye Shiner Texas
Smalltooth Sawfish Gulf of Mexico, Texas through Florida (USA), USA - Atlantic: North Carolina through Florida
Smoky Madtom Tennessee
Snail Darter Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Sockeye Salmon USA - Snake River, Idaho
Solo Goodeido Mexico
Southern Bluefin Tuna Canada
Southern Cavefish Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee
Speckled Dace Nevada, Wyoming
Spikedace Arizona, New Mexico
Splendid Toadfish Mexico
Spotfin Gambusia Mexico
Spotted Eagle Ray North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii)
Springfish Nevada
Steelhead (endangered population southern California Coast)
Striated Darter Tennessee
Striped Goodeid Mexico
Sturgeon Chub United States
Surge Grouper North America (United States Territory)
Tamaulipan Blindcat Mexico
Tawny Nurse Shark North America (United States Territory)
Tepehuan Shiner Mexico
Thicklip Pupfish Mexico
Tidewater Goby California
Tiro Mexico
Toothless Blindcat Texas
Topeka Shiner Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota
Totoaba Seatrout Mexico (Gulf of California)
Trispot Darter Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Tuscumbia Darter Alabama
Unarmored Threespine Stickleback California
Vermilion Darter Alabama
Virgin River Chub Arizona, Nevada, Utah
Waccamaw Killifish North Carolina
Waccamaw Silverside North Carolina
Warner Sucker Arizona, Nevada
Watercress Darter Alabama
White River Spinedace Nevada
White Sands Pupfish New Mexico
White Sturgeon Canada (British Columbia), Idaho, Montana
Widemouth Blindcat Texas
Wood River Sculpin Idaho
Woundfin Nevada, Utah
Yaqui Chub Arizona, New Mexico
Yaqui Sucker Arizona, Mexico
Yellowcheek Darter Arkansas
Yellowfin Grouper North America (including United States)
Yellowfin Madtom Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia
Yellowtail Flounder Canada, New York, Rhode Island

**What fishes are listed here?:

The North America section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any part of the North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Fishes of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Fishes of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Fishes of the Gulf of Maine.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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