Endangered Fish 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
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
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
Blackmouth Shiner Alabama, Florida, Mississippi
Blacksaddled Coral Grouper North America (United States Territory)
Bloater Canada, United States
Blue Shiner Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee
Bluebarred Pygmy Sunfish Georgia, South Carolina
Bluestripe Darter Missouri
Bonytail Chub Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
Borax Lake Chub Oregon
Boulder Darter Alabama, Tennessee
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 Mezquital Mexico
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)
Caribbean Electric Ray Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina
Caribbean Reef Shark North America (including United States)
Catarina Pupfish Mexico
Chinook Salmon California (Sacramento River) in the winters
Clear Creek Gambusia Texas
Coho Salmon California
Colorado Pikeminnow Arizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
Comanche Springs Pupfish Texas
Common Sawfish Mexico, United States
Conasauga Logperch Georgia, 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
Cubera Snapper North America (including United States)
Cui-ui Nevada
Delta Smelt California
Desert Pupfish Arizona, California, Mexico
Devil Fish North America
Devil's Hole Pupfish Nevada
Donkey Fish North America (including United States)
Duckbill Cat United States
Duskytail Darter Tennessee, Virginia
Eastern Sand Darter Canada, United States
Etowah Darter Georgia
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
Goliath Grouper Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
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
Gulf Sturgeon Canada, United States
Gulper Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Haddock North America (including United States)
Hammerhead Shark United States
Hogfish North America (including United States)
Humpback Chub Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming
Japanese Devilray North America
Juil Ciego Mexico
June Sucker Utah
Largescale Pupfish Mexico
Largetooth Sawfish Mexico, United States
Leon Springs Pupfish Texas
Leopard Darter Arkansas, Oklahoma
Lined Seahorse North America (including United States)
Liver-oil Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Loach Minnow Arizona, New Mexico
Longfin Mako North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Lost River Sucker California, Oregon
Maryland Darter Maryland
Matalote Cahita Mexico
Mexican Blindcat Mexico
Mexican Golden Trout Mexico
Modoc Sucker California
Mojarra (5) Mexico
Munk's Devil Ray North America
Mutton Snapper North America (including United States)
Nassau Grouper United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
Nevada Pupfish Nevada
Night Shark North America (United States)
Oceanic Whitetip Shark North America (including United States and Hawaii)
Okaloosa Darter Florida
One-finned Shark North America (including United States)
Opal Goodeid Mexico
Oregon Chub Oregon
Owens Pupfish California
Pacific Seahorse Mexico, United States (California)
Pahrump Poolfish Nevada
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
Portuguese Dogfish North America (United States Territory)
Prickly Shark California
Proserpine Shiner Mexico, Texas
Pygmy Madtom Tennessee
Pygmy Sculpin Alabama
Queen Triggerfish North America (including United States)
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
Rio Verde Catfish Mexico
Rough Sculpin California
Salvelinus spp. (1) Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Norway, United Kingdom, United States
San Marcos Gambusia Texas
Scioto Madtom Ohio
Seabass North America (including United States)
Shortnose Cisco Canada, United States
Shortnose Sturgeon USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
Shortnose Sucker California, Oregon
Shortspine Thornyhead Canada, United States
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
Southern Bluefin Tuna Canada
Southern Cavefish Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee
Speckled Dace Nevada, Wyoming
Spikedace Arizona, New Mexico
Splendid Toadfish Mexico
Spotted Eagle Ray North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii)
Steelhead (endangered population southern California Coast)
Tawny Nurse Shark North America (United States Territory)
Tepehuan Shiner Mexico
Tidewater Goby California
Topeka Shiner Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota
Totoaba Seatrout Mexico (Gulf of California)
Tuscumbia Darter Alabama
Vermilion Darter Alabama
Virgin River Chub Arizona, Nevada, Utah
Warner Sucker Arizona, Nevada
Watercress Darter Alabama
White Sturgeon Canada (British Columbia), Idaho, Montana
Woundfin Nevada, Utah
Yaqui Chub Arizona, New Mexico
Yellowfin Grouper North America (including United States)
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.

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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