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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 Mississippi 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 Mississippi:

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. Alabama Moccasinshell Medionidus acutissimus Clams Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi
2. Alabama Shad Alosa alabamae Fishes United States
3. Alabama Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus suttkusi Fishes Alabama, Mississippi
4. 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
5. Angular Dwarf Crayfish Cambarellus lesliei Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
6. Bearded Red Crayfish Procambarus pogum Crustaceans Mississippi
7. Black Clubshell Pleurobema curtum Clams Alabama, Mississippi
8. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
9. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
10. Blackmouth Shiner Notropis melanostomus Fishes Alabama, Florida, Mississippi
11. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
12. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
13. Burrowing Bog Crayfish Fallicambarus burrisi Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
14. Camp Shelby Burrowing Crayfish Fallicambarus gordoni Crustaceans Mississippi
15. Caribbean Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii Fishes Brazil, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Suriname, Venezuela
16. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
17. Choctaw Riverlet Crayfish Hobbseus valleculus Crustaceans Mississippi
18. Corrollton Crayfish Procambarus connus Crustaceans Mississippi
19. Crawfish Frog Lithobates areolatus Amphibians United States
20. Crossband Rockfish Mycteroperca interstitialis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
21. Crystal Darter Crystallaria asprella Fishes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
22. Cumberland Combshell Epioblasma brevidens Clams Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia
23. Duckbill Cat Polyodon spathula Fishes United States
24. Dusky Gopher Frog Lithobates sevosus Amphibians Mississippi
25. Fat Pocketbook Potamilus capax Clams Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio
26. Flat Pigtoe Pleurobema marshalli Clams Alabama, Mississippi
27. Freckled Darter Percina lenticula Fishes Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi
28. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
29. Gopher Frog Rana capito Amphibians United States
30. Gopher Tortoise Gopherus polyphemus Reptiles Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina
31. Green Salamander Aneides aeneus Amphibians United States
32. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
33. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
34. Heavy Pigtoe Pleurobema taitianum Clams Alabama, Mississippi
35. Hobbseus cristatus Hobbseus cristatus Crustaceans Mississippi
36. Hodges' Clubtail Gomphus hodgesi Insects Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi
37. Indiana Bat Myotis sodalis Mammals Eastern and Midwestern USA
38. Jackson Prarie Crayfish Procambarus barbiger Crustaceans Mississippi
39. Lagniappe Crayfish Procambarus lagniappe Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
40. Least Crayfish Cambarellus diminutus Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
41. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
42. Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Plants Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia
43. Mississippi Flatwoods Crayfish Procambarus cometes Crustaceans Mississippi
44. 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
45. Oktibbeha Riverlet Crayfish Hobbseus orconectoides Crustaceans Mississippi
46. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
47. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
48. Orconectes wrighti Orconectes wrighti Crustaceans Mississippi, Tennessee
49. Orconectes mississippiensis Orconectes mississippiensis Crustaceans Mississippi
50. Orconectes jonesi Orconectes jonesi Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
51. Orconectes hartfieldi Orconectes hartfieldi Crustaceans Mississippi
52. Ovate Clubshell Pleurobema perovatum Clams Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
53. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
54. Pallid Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus Fishes Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee
55. Pearl Riverlet Crayfish Hobbseus attenuatus Crustaceans Mississippi
56. Pondberry Lindera melissifolia Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina
57. Quercus oglethorpensis Quercus oglethorpensis Plants Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina
58. Quercus arkansana Quercus arkansana Plants Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
59. Quillwort Isoetes louisianensis Plants Louisiana, Mississippi
60. Red-cockaded Woodpecker  WATCH A LIVE RED-COCKADED WOODPECKER Picoides borealis Birds USA (southcentral and southeastern)
61. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
62. Ringed Sawback Graptemys oculifera Reptiles Louisiana, Mississippi
63. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
64. Sand Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Fishes United States
65. Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Birds Mississippi, West Indies (Cuba)
66. Smalltooth Sawfish  WATCH A LIVE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH Pristis pectinata Fishes Gulf of Mexico, Texas through Florida (USA), USA - Atlantic: North Carolina through Florida
67. Southern Clubshell Pleurobema decisum Clams Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee
68. Southern Combshell Epioblasma penita Clams Alabama, Mississippi
69. Southern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon simus Reptiles United States
70. Southern Snaketail Ophiogomphus australis Insects Louisiana, Mississippi
71. Speckled Burrowing Crayfish Fallicambarus danielae Crustaceans Alabama, Mississippi
72. Spiny-tail Crayfish Procambarus fitzpatricki Crustaceans Mississippi
73. 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
74. Stirrupshell Quadrula stapes Clams Alabama, Mississippi
75. Tennessee Clubshell Pleurobema oviforme Clams Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
76. Tombigbee Riverlet Crayfish Hobbseus petilus Crustaceans Mississippi
77. Towne's Clubtail Stylurus townesi Insects Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
78. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
79. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
80. Yalobusha Riverlet Crayfish Hobbseus yalobushensis Crustaceans Mississippi
81. Yellow Blotched Sawback Graptemys flavimaculata Reptiles Mississippi
82. Yellow-sided Clubtail Stylurus potulentus Insects Florida, Mississippi

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