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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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island:

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. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
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. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
8. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
9. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
10. Gray Wolf  WATCH A LIVE GRAY WOLF Canis lupus Mammals Mexico, United States
11. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
12. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
13. Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Fishes Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
14. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
15. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
16. New England Cottontail Sylvilagus transitionalis Mammals Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont
17. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
18. 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
19. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
20. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
21. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
22. Ringed Boghaunter Williamsonia lintneri Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
23. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
24. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus Birds Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
25. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
26. Sandplain Gerardia Agalinis acuta Plants Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
27. Scarlet Bluet Enallagma pictum Insects Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island
28. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
29. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
30. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
31. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
32. Yellowtail Flounder Pleuronectes ferrugineus Fishes Canada, New York, Rhode Island

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