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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 Maine may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in Maine:

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 Salmon  WATCH A LIVE ATLANTIC SALMON Salmo salar Fishes Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon DPS
3. Barndoor Winter Skate Dipturus laevis Fishes Canada, United States
4. Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Birds Canada, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Haiti, Jamaica, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia
5. Black Grouper Epinephelus nigritus Fishes Central and South America, Mexico, United States
6. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
7. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
8. Furbish Lousewort Pedicularis furbishiae Plants Canada (New Brunswick), Maine
9. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
10. Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus Fishes Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
11. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
12. New England Cottontail Sylvilagus transitionalis Mammals Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
13. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
14. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
15. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
16. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
17. Ringed Boghaunter Williamsonia lintneri Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
18. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
19. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
20. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
21. Scarlet Bluet Enallagma pictum Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
22. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
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23. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
24. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
25. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States
26. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

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