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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 Bahamas may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Central America, browse the Central America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Bahamas:

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. Acropora Coral Acropora palmata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
2. Acropora Coral Acropora cervicornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
3. American Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni Plants Central and South America, Florida
4. Bahama Swallow Tachycineta cyaneoviridis Birds Bahamas, Cuba, Florida
5. Bahaman Lesser Funnel-eared Bat Chilonatalus tumidifrons Mammals Bahamas
6. Bahamas Rock Iguana Cyclura carinata Reptiles Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands
7. Bahamian Hutia Geocapromys ingrahami Mammals Bahamas
8. Bee Hummingbird Mellisuga helenae Birds Bahamas, Cuba
9. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
10. Black Grouper Epinephelus nigritus Fishes Central and South America, Mexico, United States
11. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
12. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
13. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
14. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
15. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
16. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
17. Cat Island Turtle Trachemys terrapen Reptiles Cat Island - West Indies (Bahamas), Jamaica
18. Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Birds Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Peru, United States, Venezuela
19. Commoner Lignum Vitae Guaiacum officinale Plants Central and South America, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Virgin Islands (British and US)
20. Crossband Rockfish Mycteroperca interstitialis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
21. Cuban Parrot Amazona leucocephala Birds West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Caymans)
22. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
23. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
24. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
25. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
26. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
27. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
28. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
29. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
30. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
31. Holywood Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum Plants Central and South America, Florida, Mexico, Puerto Rico
32. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
33. Inagua Island Turtle Trachemys stejnegeri malonei Reptiles West Indies (Bahamas - Great Inagua Island)
34. Juniper Juniperus barbadensis Plants Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, West Indies (St. Lucia)
35. Kirtland's Wood Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Birds Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Canada, Michigan, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wisconsin
36. Lamarck's Sheet Coral Agaricia lamarcki Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
37. Large Ivory Coral Oculina varicosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
38. 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
39. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
40. Lucifuga spelaeotes Lucifuga spelaeotes Fishes Bahamas
41. Minor Red Bat Lasiurus minor Mammals Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
42. Montastraea franksi Montastraea franksi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
43. Montastraea faveolata Montastraea faveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
44. Montastraea annularis Montastraea annularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
45. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
46. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
47. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
48. Northern Bahamian Rock Iguana Cyclura cychlura Reptiles Bahamas
49. 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
50. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
51. Parhippolyte sterreri Parhippolyte sterreri Crustaceans Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Cuba, Mexico
52. Pillar Coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
53. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
54. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
55. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
56. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
57. Rough Cactus Coral Mycetophyllia ferox Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), South America
58. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
59. 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
60. Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral Agaricia tenuifolia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America (including United States Territories), South America
61. Watling Island Iguana Cyclura rileyi Reptiles West Indies (Bahamas)
62. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
63. West Indian Whistling-duck Dendrocygna arborea Birds Antigua, Bahamas, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Caymans, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands
64. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
65. White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
66. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
67. Zamia lucayana Zamia lucayana Plants Central America
68. Zamia integrifolia Zamia integrifolia Plants Central America, North America
69. Zanthoxylum flavum Zanthoxylum flavum Plants Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America

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