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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 Iran may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in the Middle East, browse the Middle East endangered species list.

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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 selago Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
2. Acropora Coral Acropora pharaonis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
3. Acropora Coral Acropora nasuta Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
4. Acropora Coral Acropora horrida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora formosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Acropora Coral Acropora divaricata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Acropora Coral Acropora arabensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
8. Acropora Coral Acropora tenuis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
9. Afghan Tortoise Testudo horsfieldii Reptiles Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
10. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
11. Aquilaria malaccensis Aquilaria malaccensis Plants Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
12. Asia Minor Ground Squirrel Spermophilus xanthoprymnus Mammals Armenia, Iran, Turkey
13. Asian Wild Ass Equus hemionus Mammals China, India, Iran, Mongolia, Turkmenistan
14. Asiatic Black Bear Ursus thibetanus Mammals Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
15. Astreopora expansa Astreopora expansa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
17. Basra Reed Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Birds Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
18. Bastard Sturgeon Acipenser nudiventris Fishes Azerbaijan, China, Georgia (Eurasia), Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey
19. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
20. Beloribitsa Stenodus leucichthys Fishes Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
21. Bengal Monitor Varanus bengalensis Reptiles Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
22. Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora caliendrum Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
23. Black Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides Mammals Asia, Middle East
24. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
25. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
26. Blind Cave Fish Iranocypris typhlops Fishes Iran
27. Blind Loach Paracobitis smithi Fishes Iran
28. Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Bowmouth Guitarfish Rhina ancylostoma Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
30. Brandt's Hamster Mesocricetus brandti Mammals Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Russia, Turkey
31. Brindle Bass Epinephelus lanceolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
32. Caspian Lamprey Caspiomyzon wagneri Fishes Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
33. Caspian Seal Pusa caspica Mammals Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
34. Caucasian Black Grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi Birds Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey
35. Cerambyx Longicorn Cerambyx cerdo Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
36. Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Birds Eritrea, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen
37. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
38. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
39. Clubnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos thouin Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
40. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
41. Crisp Pillow Coral Anomastraea irregularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
42. Crust Coral Leptastrea inaequalis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
43. Cyprian Wild Sheep Ovis orientalis Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
44. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
45. Dark-winged Groundling Brachythemis fuscopalliata Insects Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
46. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
47. Dugong  WATCH A LIVE DUGONG Dugong dugon Mammals East Africa to Southern Japan
48. Duskytail Grouper Epinephelus bleekeri Fishes Asia, Middle East
49. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
50. Estuary Cod Epinephelus coioides Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
51. Euphrates Jerboa Allactaga euphratica Mammals Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
52. Euphrates Softshell Turtle Rafetus euphraticus Reptiles Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
53. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
54. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
55. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
56. European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
57. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
58. Fallow Deer Dama mesopotamica Mammals Iran, Israel
59. False Pillow Coral Pseudosiderastrea tayami Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
60. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
61. Fire Salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
62. Fossil Shark Hemipristis elongatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
63. Fungia curvata Fungia curvata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
64. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
65. Giant Sturgeon Huso huso Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
66. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
67. Goniopora lobata Goniopora lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
68. Goniopora columna Goniopora columna Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
69. Gorgan Mountain Salamander Paradactylodon gorganensis Amphibians Iran
70. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
71. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. Green Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
73. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
74. Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
75. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora microconos Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
76. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora exesa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
77. Hyrcanian Field Mouse Apodemus hyrcanicus Mammals Azerbaijan, Iran
78. Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis Birds Bangladesh, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan
79. Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa chinensis Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
80. Kurdistan Spotted Newt Neurergus microspilotus Amphibians Iran
81. Laggar Falcon Falco jugger Birds Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Iran, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan
82. Lar Valley Viper Vipera latifii Reptiles Iran
83. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
84. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
85. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
86. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
87. Luciobarbus brachycephalus Luciobarbus brachycephalus Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
88. Luciobarbus capito Luciobarbus capito Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
89. Malabar Grouper Epinephelus malabaricus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
90. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
91. Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus euryale Mammals Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Georgia (Eurasia), Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey
92. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
93. Montipora venosa Montipora venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
94. Montipora foliosa Montipora foliosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
95. Montipora efflorescens Montipora efflorescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
96. Moon Coral Favites micropentagona Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
97. Moon Coral Favites complanata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
98. Moon Coral Favites chinensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
99. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
100. Neurergus kaiseri Neurergus kaiseri Amphibians Iran
101. Octopus Coral Galaxea fascicularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
102. Onychogomphus assimilis Onychogomphus assimilis Insects Armenia, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey, Turkmenistan
103. Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
104. Pale-backed Pigeon Columba eversmanni Birds Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
105. Pallas's Cat Otocolobus manul Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
106. Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus Birds Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
107. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
108. Parasimplastrea sheppardi Parasimplastrea sheppardi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Djibouti, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Iran, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
109. Pavona diffluens Pavona diffluens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
110. Pavona decussata Pavona decussata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
111. Pavona cactus Pavona cactus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
112. Pavona venosa Pavona venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
113. Pearl Bubble Coral Physogyra lichtensteini Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
114. Persian Mountain Salamander Paradactylodon persicus Amphibians Iran
115. Persian Sturgeon Acipenser persicus Fishes Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
116. Platygyra lamellina Platygyra lamellina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
117. Populus pruinosa Populus pruinosa Plants Asia, Europe, Middle East
118. Porcupine Ray Urogymnus asperrimus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
119. Porites harrisoni Porites harrisoni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
120. Porites lobata Porites lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
121. Potamon ibericum Potamon ibericum Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
122. Psammocora contigua Psammocora contigua Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
123. Red Chaser Libellula pontica Insects Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey
124. Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
125. Rosalia Longicorn Rosalia alpina Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
126. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
127. Sand Cat  WATCH A LIVE SAND CAT Felis margarita Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
128. Schelkovnikov's Pine Vole Microtus schelkovnikovi Mammals Azerbaijan, Iran
129. Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
130. Siberian White Crane Grus leucogeranus Birds C.I.S. (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
131. Slender Hammerhead Eusphyra blochii Fishes Asia, Australia, Middle East
132. Smallscaled Grouper Epinephelus polylepis Fishes Bahrain, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
133. Smooth Cauliflower Coral Stylophora pistillata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
134. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
135. Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Birds Bahrain, Eritrea, India, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
136. Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Birds Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
137. Spinycheek Grouper Epinephelus diacanthus Fishes Djibouti, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
138. 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
139. Star Sturgeon Acipenser stellatus Fishes Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Iran, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
140. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea maxima Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
141. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea hillae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
142. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
143. Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
144. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria reniformis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
145. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria peltata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
146. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
147. Volga Shad Alosa volgensis Fishes Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan
148. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
149. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
150. White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
151. Whitecheek Shark Carcharhinus dussumieri Fishes Asia, Australia, Middle East
152. Wild Common Carp Cyprinus carpio Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
153. Wild Goat Capra aegagrus Mammals Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan
154. Yellow Spotted Newt Neurergus crocatus Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Turkey
155. Yellowfin Hind Cephalopholis hemistiktos Fishes Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
156. Zebra Shark Stegostoma fasciatum Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic

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