Endangered Fish of Central America
Show fishes in Central America with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in Central America.
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Common Name Range ***
Basking Shark Central America
Bentfin Devil Ray Central America
Bigeye Tuna Central America
Black Grouper Central and South America
Black Rockfish Central America
Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Central America
Brownstriped Grunt Panama
Bullseye Electric Ray Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Bumphead Parrotfish Central America
Camouflage Grouper Central America
Cape Shark Central America
Caribbean Reef Shark Central America
Common Sawfish Central and South America
Cowfish Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago
Crossband Rockfish Central America
Crown Shark Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Cubera Snapper Central America
Curry Shark Trinidad and Tobago
Daggernose Shark Trinidad and Tobago
Devil Fish Central America
Donkey Fish Central and South America
Flat-faced Seahorse Cocos Island
Galapagos Shark Central America
Giant Butterfly Ray Central America
Golden Cownose Ray Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Goliath Grouper Central and South America
Gray Nurse Shark Central America
Great White Shark Central America
Gulper Shark Central America
Hammerhead Shark Central and South America
Hogfish Central America
Japanese Devilray Central America
Large-eyed Rabbitfish Trinidad and Tobago
Largetooth Sawfish Central and South America
Lined Seahorse Central America
Longfin Mako Central America
Lucifuga spp. (4) Bahamas, Cuba
Munk's Devil Ray Central America
Mutton Snapper Central America
Nassau Grouper Central and South America
Night Shark Central America
Oceanic Whitetip Shark Central America
Pacific Seahorse Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama
Queen Triggerfish Central America
Rainbow Parrotfish Central America
Red Grouper Central America
Red Porgy Central and South America
Reticulated Toadfish Belize
Seabass Central America
Sharpsnout Stingray Trinidad and Tobago
Splendid Toadfish Belize
Spotted Eagle Ray Central America
Whale Shark Central America
Yellowfin Grouper Central America

**What fishes are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Fishes of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

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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