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 Gulf of Mexico 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 Gulf of Mexico:

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. Acropora Coral Acropora palmata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
2. Acropora Coral Acropora cervicornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
3. Black Grouper Epinephelus nigritus Fishes Central and South America, Mexico, United States
4. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
5. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
6. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
7. Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle  WATCH A LIVE KEMP'S RIDLEY SEA TURTLE Lepidochelys kempii Reptiles Tropical and temperate seas in Atlantic Basin, incl. Gulf of Mexico
8. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
9. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
10. Rough Cactus Coral Mycetophyllia ferox Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), South America
11. Smalltooth Sawfish  WATCH A LIVE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH Pristis pectinata Fishes Gulf of Mexico, Texas through Florida (USA), USA - Atlantic: North Carolina through Florida

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