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

Endangered species found in Iraq:

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 tenuis 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 divaricata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
7. Astreopora expansa Astreopora expansa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
8. Bengal Monitor Varanus bengalensis Reptiles Afghanistan, Burma, India, Iran, Iraq, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
9. Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora caliendrum Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Black Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides Mammals Asia, Middle East
11. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
12. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
14. 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
15. Bunn's Short-tailed Bandicoot Rat Nesokia bunnii Mammals Iraq
16. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
17. Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Birds Eritrea, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen
18. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
19. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
20. Clubnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos thouin Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
21. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
22. Crisp Pillow Coral Anomastraea irregularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
23. Crust Coral Leptastrea inaequalis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
24. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
25. Dark-winged Groundling Brachythemis fuscopalliata Insects Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
26. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
27. Dorcas Gazelle Gazella dorcas Mammals Algeria, Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia
28. Dugong  WATCH A LIVE DUGONG Dugong dugon Mammals East Africa to Southern Japan
29. Duskytail Grouper Epinephelus bleekeri Fishes Asia, Middle East
30. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
31. Estuary Cod Epinephelus coioides Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
32. Euphrates Jerboa Allactaga euphratica Mammals Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
33. Euphrates Softshell Turtle Rafetus euphraticus Reptiles Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
34. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
35. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
36. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
37. European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
38. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
39. Falcated Duck Anas falcata Birds Iraq, Mongolia
40. False Pillow Coral Pseudosiderastrea tayami Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
41. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
42. Fire Salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
43. Fungia curvata Fungia curvata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
44. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
45. Goniopora lobata Goniopora lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
46. Goniopora columna Goniopora columna Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
47. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
48. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. Green Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
50. Haditha Cavefish Caecocypris basimi Fishes Iraq
51. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
52. Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
53. 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
54. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora exesa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
55. Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa chinensis Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
56. Iraq Blind Barb Typhlogarra widdowsoni Fishes Iraq
57. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
58. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
59. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
60. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
61. 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
62. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
63. Montipora venosa Montipora venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
64. 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
65. 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
66. Moon Coral Favites complanata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
67. Moon Coral Favites chinensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
68. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
69. Mugger Crocodile Crocodylus palustris Reptiles Bangladesh, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
70. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
71. Octopus Coral Galaxea fascicularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
72. 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
73. 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
74. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
75. Pavona venosa Pavona venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
76. Pavona diffluens Pavona diffluens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
77. 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
78. 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
79. Pearl Bubble Coral Physogyra lichtensteini Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
80. Platygyra lamellina Platygyra lamellina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
81. Porcupine Ray Urogymnus asperrimus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
82. 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
83. Porites harrisoni Porites harrisoni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
84. Psammocora contigua Psammocora contigua Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
85. Red Chaser Libellula pontica Insects Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey
86. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
87. Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
88. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
89. Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Birds Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
90. Smallscaled Grouper Epinephelus polylepis Fishes Bahrain, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
91. Smooth Cauliflower Coral Stylophora pistillata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
92. Smooth-coated Otter Lutrogale perspicillata Mammals Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam
93. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
94. 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
95. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea hillae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
96. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea maxima Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
97. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
98. Syrian Serin Serinus syriacus Birds Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria
99. 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
100. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria peltata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
101. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
102. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
103. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
104. Whitecheek Shark Carcharhinus dussumieri Fishes Asia, Australia, Middle East
105. Yellow Spotted Newt Neurergus crocatus Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Turkey
106. Yellowfin Hind Cephalopholis hemistiktos Fishes Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

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