Endangered Fishes of South America
Show fishes in South America with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in South America.
Click on the species name to view its profile.

Common Name Range ***
Rainbow Parrotfish Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Whale Shark Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America

**What fishes are listed here?:

The South 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 South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Fishes dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

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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