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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 Korea may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Asia, browse the Asia 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. Alveopora japonica Alveopora japonica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia
2. Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
3. Asian Leopard Cat Prionailurus bengalensis Mammals India, Japan (Iriomote Island, Ryukyu Islands), Southeast Asia
4. Asiatic Black Bear Ursus thibetanus Mammals Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
5. Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri Birds Asia, vagrant populations in Pakistan and the Philippines
6. Baikal Teal Anas formosa Birds China, Japan, Korea
7. Band-bellied Crake Porzana paykullii Birds China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam
8. Banded Eagle Ray Aetomylaeus nichofii Fishes Asia, Australia
9. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
10. Bekko Tombo Libellula angelina Insects China, Japan, Korea
11. Birdlike Noctule Nyctalus aviator Mammals China, Japan, Korea
12. Black Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides Mammals Asia, Middle East
13. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
14. Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor Birds Brunei Darussalam, China (Hong Kong), Japan, Korea, Macao, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
15. Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Birds Asia, Canada, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands (including Hawaii)
16. Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus Birds Asia, Middle East
17. Black-spotted Pond Frog Pelophylax nigromaculatus Amphibians China, Japan, Korea, Russia
18. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
19. Bowmouth Guitarfish Rhina ancylostoma Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
20. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
21. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
22. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
23. Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes Birds China, Korea
24. Chinese Sturgeon Acipenser sinensis Fishes China, Japan, Korea
25. Chinese Water Deer Hydropotes inermis Mammals China, France, Korea, United Kingdom
26. Chosenia arbutifolia Chosenia arbutifolia Plants China, Japan, Korea, Russia
27. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
28. Crested Shelduck Tadorna cristata Birds China, Korea
29. Dhole Cuon alpinus Mammals Asia, Middle East
30. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
31. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
32. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
33. Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha Birds Brunei Darussalam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam
34. Far Eastern Myotis Myotis bombinus Mammals China, Japan, Korea, Russia
35. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
36. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
37. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
38. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
39. Hong Kong Grouper Epinephelus akaara Fishes China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
40. Japanese Crane Grus japonensis Birds China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia, Taiwan
41. Japanese Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon Birds China, Japan, Korea, Russia
42. Japanese Devilray Mobula japanica Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
43. Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume Birds China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
44. Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi Birds Asia, West Pacific Ocean (Palau Islands)
45. Japanese Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone atrocaudata Birds China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
46. Japanese Waxwing Bombycilla japonica Birds China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
47. Japanese Wood-pigeon Columba janthina Birds Japan, Korea
48. Japanese Yellow Bunting Emberiza sulphurata Birds China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan
49. Kelp Grouper Epinephelus bruneus Fishes China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam
50. Knifetooth Sawfish Anoxypristis cuspidata Fishes Australia, Bangladesh, China, India (Andaman Is.), Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
51. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
52. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
53. Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix Birds China, Japan, Korea
54. Long-tailed Goral Naemorhedus caudatus Mammals China, Korea, Russia
55. Malus komarovii Malus komarovii Plants China, Korea
56. Marsh Earwort Jamesoniella undulifolia Plants Austria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
57. Marsh Grassbird Locustella pryeri Birds China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia
58. Nehalennia speciosa Nehalennia speciosa Insects Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
59. Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer Birds Russia, Japan, south to Malaya, Borneo
60. North Pacific Right Whale Balaena japonica Mammals Canada (British Columbia), China, Japan, Korea, Mexico (Baja California), Russia, Taiwan, United States and Hawaii
61. Northern Fur Seal Callorhinus ursinus Mammals Arkansas, California, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Oregon, Russia, Taiwan, Washington
62. Ochre-rumped Bunting Emberiza yessoensis Birds China, Japan, Korea
63. Oriental White Stork Ciconia boyciana Birds China, Japan, Korea, Russia
64. Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei Birds China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea
65. Ringstraked Guitarfish Rhinobatos hynnicephalus Fishes China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
66. Rufous-backed Bunting Emberiza jankowskii Birds China, Korea
67. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
68. Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi Birds China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macao, Taiwan, Vietnam
69. Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus Birds China, Japan, Korea, Myanmar, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand
70. Seoul Pond Frog Pelophylax chosenicus Amphibians Korea
71. Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States Territory)
72. Siberian White Crane Grus leucogeranus Birds C.I.S. (Siberia) to India, including Iran and China
73. Spoon-billed Sandpiper  WATCH A LIVE SPOON-BILLED SANDPIPER Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Birds Bangladesh, Canada, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States (Alaska), Vietnam
74. Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis Birds Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
75. 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
76. Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus Birds China, Japan, Korea, United States
77. Strongylognathus koreanus Strongylognathus koreanus Insects Korea
78. Swan Goose Anser cygnoides Birds China, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan
79. Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus Birds China, Japan, Korea
80. Tristam's Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis richardsi Birds Korea
81. Yang's Salamander Hynobius yangi Amphibians Korea

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