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

Endangered species found in Suriname:

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. Aniba rosaeodora Aniba rosaeodora Plants Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
2. Aniba percoriacea Aniba percoriacea Plants Suriname
3. Asterophorum mennegae Asterophorum mennegae Plants Suriname
4. Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
5. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
6. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
7. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
8. Blue-cheeked Amazon Amazona dufresniana Birds French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
9. Brazil-nut Tree Bertholletia excelsa Plants Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
10. Brazilian Giant Tortoise Geochelone denticulata Reptiles Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
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. Bush Dog Speothos venaticus Mammals Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
14. Caribbean Electric Ray Narcine bancroftii Fishes Brazil, Florida, French Guiana, Guyana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Suriname, Venezuela
15. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
16. Copaifera epunctata Copaifera epunctata Plants Suriname
17. Corythophora labriculata Corythophora labriculata Plants Suriname
18. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
19. Couratari sandwithii Couratari sandwithii Plants Suriname, Venezuela
20. Couratari guianensis Couratari guianensis Plants Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
21. Cowfish Rhinoptera bonasus Fishes Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
22. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
23. Curry Shark Sphyrna tudes Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
24. Daggernose Shark Isogomphodon oxyrhynchus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
25. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
26. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
27. Duguetia schulzii Duguetia schulzii Plants Suriname
28. Eschweilera boltenii Eschweilera boltenii Plants Suriname, Venezuela
29. Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Mammals Central and South America
30. Giant Armadillo Priodontes maximus Mammals Guyana to Argentina, Venezuela
31. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
32. Giant Otter Pteronura brasiliensis Mammals South America
33. Guiana Spider Monkey Ateles paniscus Mammals Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
34. Guianan Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis Birds Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
35. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
36. Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Birds Mexico south to Argentina
37. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
38. Inga calanthoides Inga calanthoides Plants Suriname
39. Inga leptingoides Inga leptingoides Plants Suriname
40. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
41. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
42. 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
43. Little Spotted Cat Leopardus tigrinus Mammals Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
44. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
45. Macrolobium stenopetalum Macrolobium stenopetalum Plants Suriname
46. Macrolobium amplexans Macrolobium amplexans Plants Suriname
47. Margay Leopardus wiedii Mammals Central and South America, Mexico
48. Marila saramaccana Marila saramaccana Plants Suriname
49. Mezilaurus itauba Mezilaurus itauba Plants Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname
50. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
51. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
52. 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
53. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
54. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
55. Pebas Stubfoot Toad Atelopus spumarius Amphibians Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
56. Persea julianae Persea julianae Plants Suriname
57. Poecilanthe ovalifolia Poecilanthe ovalifolia Plants Suriname
58. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
59. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
60. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
61. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
62. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
63. Rufous-sided Pygmy-tyrant Euscarthmus rufomarginatus Birds Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Suriname
64. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
65. Sloanea gracilis Sloanea gracilis Plants Suriname
66. Sloanea acutiflora Sloanea acutiflora Plants Suriname
67. South American Tapir Tapirus terrestris Mammals Colombia and Venezuela south to Paraguay and Argentina
68. Spectral Bat Vampyrum spectrum Mammals Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
69. 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
70. Styrax tafelbergensis Styrax tafelbergensis Plants Suriname
71. Sun Parakeet Aratinga solstitialis Birds Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
72. Swartzia rediviva Swartzia rediviva Plants Suriname
73. Syagrus stratincola Syagrus stratincola Plants French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
74. Tracaja Podocnemis unifilis Reptiles South America (Orinoco R. and Amazon R. basins)
75. Variegated Electric Ray Diplobatus pictus Fishes Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
76. Venezuela Skate Raja cervigoni Fishes Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
77. Virola surinamensis Virola surinamensis Plants Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
78. Vouacapoua americana Vouacapoua americana Plants Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname
79. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
80. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
81. White-lipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Mammals Central America, North America, South America
82. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America

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