Endangered Species Search by Area Selection


Find out if there are any endangered species in your state, your country, island, etc. Browse endangered species listings according to area on our planet using the selection box below.

For a complete list of US endangered species, select United States below. Browse the different areas in the pulldown for other countries or specific US or Canadian states. For sea creatures and creatures found on islands in the oceans, we recommend browsing the oceania list.

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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 Greenland may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Greenland:

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. Acadian Redfish Sebastes fasciatus Fishes Canada, Greenland, Iceland, United States
2. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
3. Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus Fishes Canada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
4. Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Mammals Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
5. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
7. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
8. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
9. Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus Fishes Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
10. Greenland White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla groenlandicus Birds Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands
11. Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Fishes Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
12. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
13. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
14. 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
15. Marsh Earwort Jamesoniella undulifolia Plants Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
16. Narwhal Monodon monoceros Mammals Alaska, Canada, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Russia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United Kingdom
17. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
18. Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Mammals Alaska, Canada, Denmark, Greenland, Norway, Russia
19. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
20. Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Birds Asia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic

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