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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of French Guiana may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in South America, browse the South America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in French Guiana:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page 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 Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Aniba rosaeodora Aniba rosaeodora Plants Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
2. Astrocaryum minus Astrocaryum minus Plants Brazil, French Guiana
3. Bactris nancibensis Bactris nancibensis Plants French Guiana
4. Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
5. Big Leaf Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla Plants Central America, North America, South America
6. Big-headed Amazon River Turtle Peltocephalus dumerilianus Reptiles Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Venezuela
7. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
8. Black Caiman Melanosuchus niger Reptiles Amazon Basin
9. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
10. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
11. Blue-cheeked Amazon Amazona dufresniana Birds French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
12. Brazil-nut Tree Bertholletia excelsa Plants Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
13. Brazilian Giant Tortoise Geochelone denticulata Reptiles Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
14. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
15. Bush Dog Speothos venaticus Mammals Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
16. Caribbean Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii Fishes Brazil, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Suriname, Venezuela
17. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
18. Cayenne Stubfoot Toad Atelopus flavescens Amphibians French Guiana
19. Central Coast Stubfoot Toad Atelopus franciscus Amphibians French Guiana
20. Cigar-box Wood Cedrela odorata Plants Central America, North America, South America
21. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
22. Couratari guianensis Couratari guianensis Plants Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
23. Cowfish Rhinoptera bonasus Fishes Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
24. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
25. Curry Shark Sphyrna tudes Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
26. Daggernose Shark Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
27. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
28. Eschweilera squamata Eschweilera squamata Plants French Guiana
29. Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Mammals Central and South America
30. Giant Armadillo Priodontes maximus Mammals Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
31. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
32. Giant Otter Pteronura brasiliensis Mammals South America
33. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
34. Great-billed Seed-finch Oryzoborus maximiliani Birds Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Venezuela
35. Guiana Spider Monkey Ateles paniscus Mammals Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
36. Guianan Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis Birds Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
37. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
38. Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Birds Mexico south to Argentina
39. Henriettella ininensis Henriettella ininensis Plants French Guiana
40. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
41. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
42. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
43. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
44. Little Spotted Cat Leopardus tigrinus Mammals Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
45. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
46. Mezilaurus itauba Mezilaurus itauba Plants Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname
47. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
48. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
49. Needle Dogfish Centrophorus acus Fishes China, French Guiana, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, United States
50. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
51. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
52. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
53. Pebas Stubfoot Toad Atelopus spumarius Amphibians Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
54. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
55. Pouteria Tree Pouteria benai Plants South America
56. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
57. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
58. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
59. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
60. Rinorea pectino-squamata Rinorea pectino-squamata Plants French Guiana
61. Samoan Tree Snail Samoana diaphana Snails French Guiana
62. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
63. Sharpsnout Stingray Dasyatis geijskesi Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
64. South American Tapir Tapirus terrestris Mammals Colombia and Venezuela south to Paraguay and Argentina
65. Spectral Bat Vampyrum spectrum Mammals Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
66. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
67. Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis Birds Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
68. Syagrus stratincola Syagrus stratincola Plants French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
69. Tapirira bethanniana Tapirira bethanniana Plants French Guiana
70. Tracaja Podocnemis unifilis Reptiles South America (Orinoco R. and Amazon R. basins)
71. Variegated Electric Ray Diplobatus pictus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
72. Virola surinamensis Virola surinamensis Plants Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
73. Vouacapoua americana Vouacapoua americana Plants Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
74. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
75. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
76. White-lipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Mammals Central America, North America, South America
77. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America

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