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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.

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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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts:

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. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus Insects Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
2. American Chaffseed Schwalbea americana Plants Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
3. Barndoor Winter Skate Dipturus laevis Fishes Canada, United States
4. Beach Vole Microtus breweri Mammals Massachusetts
5. 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
6. Black Grouper Epinephelus nigritus Fishes Central and South America, Mexico, United States
7. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
8. Bog Turtle Glyptemys muhlenbergii Reptiles Eastern United States
9. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
10. Crossband Rockfish Mycteroperca interstitialis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
11. Dwarf Wedgemussel Alasmidonta heterodon Clams Canada (New Brunswick), United States
12. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
13. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
14. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
15. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
16. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
17. Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus Fishes Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
18. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
19. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
20. Karner Blue Butterfly  WATCH A LIVE KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY Lycaeides melissa samuelis Insects Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
21. New England Cottontail Sylvilagus transitionalis Mammals Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
22. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
23. Northeastern Bulrush Scirpus ancistrochaetus Plants Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
24. 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
25. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
26. Plymouth Red-bellied Turtle Pseudemys rubriventris bangsi Reptiles Massachusetts
27. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
28. Puritan Tiger Beetle Cicindela puritana Insects Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont
29. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
30. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
31. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
32. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
33. Redfish Sebastes fasciatus Fishes Canada, Greenland, Iceland, United States
34. Ringed Boghaunter Williamsonia lintneri Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
35. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
36. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
37. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
38. Sandplain Gerardia Agalinis acuta Plants Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
39. Scarlet Bluet Enallagma pictum Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
40. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
41. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
42. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
43. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States
44. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States

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