Endangered Fishes of the Middle East
Show fishes in the Middle East with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in the Middle East.
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Common Name Range ***
Ala Balik Turkey
Whale Shark Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America

More endangered creatures in the Middle East:

Mammals | Birds | Reptiles | Amphibians | Fishes | Insects | Centipedes | Arachnids | Worms | Clams | Crustaceans | Snails | Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants

**What fishes are listed here?:

The Middle East section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any area considered apart of the Middle East.
  • Fishes that dwell in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Fishes of Cyprus.
  • Fishes of Egypt, Israel or any other transcontinental (with Africa or Asia) area.
  • Fishes of the Mediterranean Sea and its islands.
  • Fishes of the Palearctic.
  • Fishes of Saudi Arabia.

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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