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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 Portugal may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Europe, browse the Europe endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Portugal:

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. Achondrostoma occidentale Achondrostoma occidentale Fishes Portugal
2. Achondrostoma arcasii Achondrostoma arcasii Fishes Portugal, Spain
3. Acilius duvergeri Acilius duvergeri Insects Algeria, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
4. Actinella giramica Actinella giramica Snails Portugal (Madeira)
5. Actinella effugiens Actinella effugiens Snails Portugal (Madeira)
6. Actinella carinofausta Actinella carinofausta Snails Portugal (Madeira)
7. Actinella armitageana Actinella armitageana Snails Portugal (Madeira)
8. Actinella anaglyptica Actinella anaglyptica Snails Portugal (Madeira)
9. Amphorella producta Amphorella producta Snails Portugal
10. Amphorella melampoides Amphorella melampoides Snails Portugal
11. Amphorella iridescens Amphorella iridescens Snails Portugal
12. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
13. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
14. Atlantic Sawtail Catshark Galeus atlanticus Fishes Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
15. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
16. Azorean Bat Nyctalus azoreum Mammals Portugal (Azores)
17. Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina Birds Portugal
18. Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States)
19. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
20. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
21. Bedriaga's Skink Chalcides bedriagai Reptiles Portugal, Spain
22. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
23. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
24. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
25. Boettgeria obesiuscula Boettgeria obesiuscula Snails Portugal
26. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
27. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
28. Bryoxiphium madeirense Bryoxiphium madeirense Plants Portugal
29. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
30. Bully Tree Sideroxylon mirmulano Plants Cape Verde, Portugal, Spain
31. Cabrera's Vole Microtus cabrerae Mammals Portugal, Spain
32. Candidula setubalensis Candidula setubalensis Snails Portugal
33. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
34. Carbonell's Wall Lizard Podarcis carbonelli Reptiles Portugal, Spain
35. Caseolus subcalliferus Caseolus subcalliferus Snails Portugal (Madeira)
36. Caseolus commixtus Caseolus commixtus Snails Portugal (Madeira)
37. Caseolus calculus Caseolus calculus Snails Portugal (Madeira)
38. Cecilioides eulima Cecilioides eulima Snails Portugal (Madeira)
39. Cheesewood Pittosporum coriaceum Plants Portugal
40. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
41. Cinquefoil Skipper Pyrgus cirsii Insects Europe
42. Cobitis paludica Cobitis paludica Fishes Portugal, Spain
43. Cobitis calderoni Cobitis calderoni Fishes Portugal, Spain
44. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
45. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
46. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
47. Cylichnidia ovuliformis Cylichnidia ovuliformis Snails Portugal
48. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Centrophorus squamosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe
50. Deronectes ferrugineus Deronectes ferrugineus Insects Portugal
51. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
52. Discula bulweri Discula bulweri Snails Portugal
53. Discula testudinalis Discula testudinalis Snails Portugal
54. Discula bicarinata Discula bicarinata Snails Portugal
55. Discula tectiformis Discula tectiformis Snails Portugal
56. Discula tabellata Discula tabellata Snails Portugal
57. Discula oxytropis Discula oxytropis Snails Portugal
58. Discula lyelliana Discula lyelliana Snails Portugal
59. Discula leacockiana Discula leacockiana Snails Portugal
60. Discula echinulata Discula echinulata Snails Portugal
61. Discula turricula Discula turricula Snails Portugal
62. Discula cheiranthicola Discula cheiranthicola Snails Portugal
63. Discula tetrica Discula tetrica Snails Portugal
64. Discus guerinianus Discus guerinianus Snails Portugal (Madeira)
65. Dragon Tree Dracaena draco Plants Cape Verde, Morocco, Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Islands)
66. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
67. Dussartius baeticus Dussartius baeticus Crustaceans Portugal, Spain
68. Echinodium setigerum Echinodium setigerum Plants Portugal
69. Echinodium renauldii Echinodium renauldii Plants Portugal
70. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
71. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
72. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
73. European Eel Anguilla anguilla Fishes European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
74. European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
75. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
76. False Smooth Snake Macroprotodon brevis Reptiles Morocco, Portugal, Spain
77. Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae Birds Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Western Sahara
78. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
79. Freira Pterodroma madeira Birds Portugal, Spain
80. Freshwater Pearl Mussel Margaritifera margaritifera Clams Europe
81. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
82. Galapagos Shark Carcharhinus galapagensis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
83. Garden Dormouse Eliomys quercinus Mammals Asia, Europe
84. Geomitra coronata Geomitra coronata Snails Portugal (Madeira)
85. Geomitra delphinuloides Geomitra delphinuloides Snails Portugal (Madeira)
86. Geomitra moniziana Geomitra moniziana Snails Portugal (Madeira)
87. Geomitra tiarella Geomitra tiarella Snails Portugal (Madeira)
88. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
89. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
90. Golden-striped Salamander Chioglossa lusitanica Amphibians Portugal, Spain
91. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
92. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
93. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
94. Heberdenia excelsa Heberdenia excelsa Plants Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Islands)
95. Helix obruta Helix obruta Snails Portugal
96. Hipparchia occidentalis Hipparchia occidentalis Insects Portugal
97. Hipparchia maderensis Hipparchia maderensis Insects Portugal
98. Hipparchia azorina Hipparchia azorina Insects Portugal
99. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
100. Iberian Emerald Lizard Lacerta schreiberi Reptiles Portugal, Spain
101. Iberian Frog Rana iberica Amphibians Portugal, Spain
102. Iberian Midwife Toad Alytes cisternasii Amphibians Portugal, Spain
103. Iberian Rock Lizard Iberolacerta monticola Reptiles Portugal, Spain
104. Iberochondrostoma lusitanicus Iberochondrostoma lusitanicus Fishes Portugal
105. Iberochondrostoma lemmingii Iberochondrostoma lemmingii Fishes Portugal, Spain
106. Iberochondrostoma almacai Iberochondrostoma almacai Fishes Portugal
107. Iberocypris alburnoides Iberocypris alburnoides Fishes Portugal, Spain
108. Idiomela subplicata Idiomela subplicata Snails Portugal
109. Juniper Juniperus cedrus Plants Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)
110. Juniper Juniperus brevifolia Plants Portugal
111. Lampadia webbiana Lampadia webbiana Snails Portugal
112. Lataste's Viper Vipera latastei Reptiles Algeria, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
113. Lauria fanalensis Lauria fanalensis Snails Portugal (Madeira)
114. Leiostyla callathiscus Leiostyla callathiscus Snails Portugal
115. Leiostyla gibba Leiostyla gibba Snails Portugal
116. Leiostyla abbreviata Leiostyla abbreviata Snails Portugal
117. Leiostyla filicum Leiostyla filicum Snails Portugal
118. Leiostyla ferraria Leiostyla ferraria Snails Portugal
119. Leiostyla vermiculosa Leiostyla vermiculosa Snails Portugal
120. Leiostyla degenerata Leiostyla degenerata Snails Portugal
121. Leiostyla simulator Leiostyla simulator Snails Portugal
122. Leiostyla corneocostata Leiostyla corneocostata Snails Portugal
123. Leiostyla relevata Leiostyla relevata Snails Portugal
124. Leiostyla concinna Leiostyla concinna Snails Portugal
125. Leiostyla monticola Leiostyla monticola Snails Portugal
126. Leiostyla cheiligona Leiostyla cheiligona Snails Portugal
127. Leiostyla laevigata Leiostyla laevigata Snails Portugal
128. Leiostyla cassidula Leiostyla cassidula Snails Portugal
129. Leiostyla heterodon Leiostyla heterodon Snails Portugal
130. Lemniscia michaudi Lemniscia michaudi Snails Portugal
131. Lemniscia calva Lemniscia calva Snails Portugal
132. Leptaxis wollastoni Leptaxis wollastoni Snails Portugal
133. Leptaxis vetusa Leptaxis vetusa Snails Portugal
134. Leptaxis terceirana Leptaxis terceirana Snails Portugal
135. Leptaxis furva Leptaxis furva Snails Portugal
136. Leptaxis caldeirarum Leptaxis caldeirarum Snails Portugal
137. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
138. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
139. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
140. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
141. Longfin Mako Isurus paucus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
142. Lowfin Gulper Shark Centrophorus lusitanicus Fishes Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, Spain (Canary Islands)
143. Luciobarbus steindachneri Luciobarbus steindachneri Fishes Portugal, Spain
144. Luciobarbus microcephalus Luciobarbus microcephalus Fishes Portugal, Spain
145. Luciobarbus comizo Luciobarbus comizo Fishes Portugal, Spain
146. Macromia splendens Macromia splendens Insects France, Portugal, Spain
147. Madeira Brimstone (Butterfly) Gonepteryx maderensis Insects Portugal (Madeira)
148. Madeira Laurel Pigeon Columba trocaz Birds Portugal, Spain
149. Madeira Pipistrelle Pipistrellus maderensis Mammals Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)
150. Madeiran Large White Pieris wollastoni Insects Portugal (Madeira)
151. 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
152. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
153. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
154. Meladema lanio Meladema lanio Insects Portugal
155. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
156. 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
157. Ocellated Lizard Timon lepidus Reptiles France, Italy, Portugal, Spain
158. Ochthephila spirulina Ochthephila spirulina Snails Portugal
159. Onychogomphus costae Onychogomphus costae Insects Algeria, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia
160. Orange-spotted Emerald Oxygastra curtisii Insects Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
161. Orthotrichum scanicum Orthotrichum scanicum Plants Asia, Europe
162. Oxychilus lineolatus Oxychilus lineolatus Snails Portugal
163. Oxychilus agostinhoi Oxychilus agostinhoi Snails Portugal
164. Pau-branco Picconia azorica Plants Portugal
165. Picconia excelsa Picconia excelsa Plants Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Islands)
166. Platyla lusitanica Platyla lusitanica Snails Portugal
167. Porbeagle Lamna nasus Fishes Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
168. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
169. Pronged Clubtail Gomphus graslinii Insects France, Portugal, Spain
170. Pseudochondrostoma willkommii Pseudochondrostoma willkommii Fishes Portugal, Spain
171. Pseudochondrostoma duriense Pseudochondrostoma duriense Fishes Portugal, Spain
172. Pyrenean Desman Galemys pyrenaicus Mammals Andorra, France, Portugal, Spain
173. Radula jonesii Radula jonesii Plants Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)
174. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
175. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
176. Rhithrodytes agnus Rhithrodytes agnus Insects Portugal
177. Riccia atlantica Riccia atlantica Plants Portugal (Madeira)
178. Rosalia Longicorn Rosalia alpina Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
179. Sharp-ribbed Salamander Pleurodeles waltl Amphibians Gibraltar, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
180. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
181. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
182. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
183. Sorbus maderensis Sorbus maderensis Plants Portugal
184. Southern Damselfly Coenagrion mercuriale Insects Africa, Europe
185. Southern Marbled Newt Triturus pygmaeus Amphibians Portugal, Spain
186. Southern Water Vole Arvicola sapidus Mammals France, Portugal, Spain
187. Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti Birds France, Gibraltar, Portugal, Spain
188. Spanish Lynx Felis pardina Mammals Portugal, Spain
189. Spirorbula squalida Spirorbula squalida Snails Portugal
190. Spirorbula latens Spirorbula latens Snails Portugal
191. Squalius torgalensis Squalius torgalensis Fishes Portugal
192. Squalius pyrenaicus Squalius pyrenaicus Fishes Portugal, Spain
193. Squalius aradensis Squalius aradensis Fishes Portugal
194. Sympetrum nigrifemur Sympetrum nigrifemur Insects Portugal, Spain (Canary Islands)
195. Thamnobryum fernandesii Thamnobryum fernandesii Plants Portugal
196. Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana Birds Argentina, Brazil, Mauritius, Portugal, Puerto Rico
197. Western Barbastelle Barbastella barbastellus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe
198. Western Spadefoot Pelobates cultripes Amphibians France, Portugal, Spain
199. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
200. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
201. White-clawed Crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes Crustaceans Europe
202. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia

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