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

Endangered species found in Turkey:

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. Acanthobrama centisquama Acanthobrama centisquama Fishes Syria, Turkey
2. Ala Balik Salmo platycephalus Fishes Turkey
3. Alburnus orontis Alburnus orontis Fishes Syria, Turkey
4. Amygdalus korshinskyi Amygdalus korshinskyi Plants Turkey
5. Anatolia Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra antalyana Amphibians Turkey
6. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
7. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
8. Aphanius transgrediens Aphanius transgrediens Fishes Turkey
9. Aphanius splendens Aphanius splendens Fishes Turkey
10. Aphanius burduricus Aphanius burduricus Fishes Turkey
11. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
12. Arctodiaptomus burduricus Arctodiaptomus burduricus Crustaceans Turkey
13. Asia Minor Ground Squirrel Spermophilus xanthoprymnus Mammals Armenia, Iran, Turkey
14. Asiatic Lion Panthera leo persica Mammals Turkey to India
15. Atif's Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra atifi Amphibians Turkey
16. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
17. Barbatula simavica Barbatula simavica Fishes Turkey
18. Barbatula seyhanensis Barbatula seyhanensis Fishes Turkey
19. Barbatula samantica Barbatula samantica Fishes Turkey
20. Barbatula eregliensis Barbatula eregliensis Fishes Turkey
21. Barbatula tschaiyssuensis Barbatula tschaiyssuensis Fishes Turkey
22. Barbus chantrei Barbus chantrei Fishes Syria, Turkey
23. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
24. Bastard Sturgeon Acipenser nudiventris Fishes Azerbaijan, China, Georgia (Eurasia), Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey
25. Bay Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra billae Amphibians Turkey
26. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
27. Black Sea Viper Vipera pontica Reptiles Turkey
28. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
30. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
31. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
32. Brandt's Hamster Mesocricetus brandti Mammals Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Russia, Turkey
33. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
34. Bulgarian Emerald Somatochlora borisi Insects Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
35. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
36. Capoeta antalyensis Capoeta antalyensis Fishes Turkey
37. Caucasian Black Grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi Birds Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey
38. Caucasian Salamander Mertensiella caucasica Amphibians Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey
39. Caucasian Viper Vipera kaznakovi Reptiles Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
40. Cerambyx Longicorn Cerambyx cerdo Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
41. Chondrostoma meandrense Chondrostoma meandrense Fishes Turkey
42. Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Fishes Syria, Turkey
43. Chondrostoma beysehirense Chondrostoma beysehirense Fishes Turkey
44. Cicek Minnow Acanthorutilus handlirschi Fishes Turkey
45. Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Birds Eritrea, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen
46. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Cobitis turcica Cobitis turcica Fishes Turkey
48. Cobitis puncticulata Cobitis puncticulata Fishes Turkey
49. Cobitis levantina Cobitis levantina Fishes Libya, Syria, Turkey
50. Cobitis bilseli Cobitis bilseli Fishes Turkey
51. Coenagrion syriacum Coenagrion syriacum Insects Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
52. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
53. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
54. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
55. Cyprian Wild Sheep Ovis orientalis Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
56. Dahl's Jird Meriones dahli Mammals Armenia, Turkey
57. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
58. Darevsky's Viper Vipera darevskii Reptiles Armenia, Turkey
59. Dark-winged Groundling Brachythemis fuscopalliata Insects Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
60. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
61. Dere Kayasi Gobio hettitorum Fishes Turkey
62. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
63. Dhole Cuon alpinus Mammals Asia, Middle East
64. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
65. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
66. Euphrates Jerboa Allactaga euphratica Mammals Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
67. Euphrates Softshell Turtle Rafetus euphraticus Reptiles Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
68. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
69. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
70. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
71. 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
72. European Ground Squirrel Spermophilus citellus Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
73. European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
74. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
75. Fazil Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra fazilae Amphibians Turkey
76. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
77. Fire Salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
78. Flueggea anatolica Flueggea anatolica Plants Turkey
79. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
80. Giant Devilray Mobula mobular Fishes Cyprus, Egypt, Gibraltar, Turkey
81. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
82. Giant Sturgeon Huso huso Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
83. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
84. Golden Hamster Mesocricetus auratus Mammals Syria, Turkey
85. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
86. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
87. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
88. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
89. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
90. Hemigrammocapoeta kemali Hemigrammocapoeta kemali Fishes Turkey
91. Kerch Black Sea Shad Alosa immaculata Fishes Bulgaria, Georgia (Eurasia), Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
92. Knipowitschia mermere Knipowitschia mermere Fishes Turkey
93. Knipowitschia ephesi Knipowitschia ephesi Fishes Turkey
94. Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi Birds Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Turkey
95. Lacerta clarkorum Lacerta clarkorum Reptiles Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey
96. Large-headed Water Snake Natrix megalocephala Reptiles Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
97. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
98. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
99. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
100. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
101. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
102. Long-clawed Mole Vole Prometheomys schaposchnikowi Mammals Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
103. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
104. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
105. Luciobarbus capito Luciobarbus capito Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
106. Luschan's Salamander Lyciasalamandra luschani Amphibians Greece, Turkey
107. Lycaena ottomanus Lycaena ottomanus Insects Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey
108. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
109. Marmaris Salamander Lyciasalamandra flavimembris Amphibians Turkey
110. 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
111. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
112. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
113. Mount Bulgar Viper Vipera bulgardaghica Reptiles Turkey
114. Mountain Viper Vipera albizona Reptiles Turkey
115. Niphargus valachicus Niphargus valachicus Crustaceans Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey
116. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
117. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
118. Onychogomphus macrodon Onychogomphus macrodon Insects Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
119. Onychogomphus assimilis Onychogomphus assimilis Insects Armenia, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey, Turkmenistan
120. Orthrias tschaiyssuensis Orthrias tschaiyssuensis Fishes Turkey
121. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
122. Phoxinellus anatolicus Phoxinellus anatolicus Fishes Turkey
123. Polyommatus dama Polyommatus dama Insects Turkey
124. Potamon setiger Potamon setiger Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
125. Potamon rhodium Potamon rhodium Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
126. Potamon potamios Potamon potamios Crustaceans Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
127. Potamon ibericum Potamon ibericum Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
128. Pseudophoxinus fahirae Pseudophoxinus fahirae Fishes Turkey
129. Pseudophoxinus egridiri Pseudophoxinus egridiri Fishes Turkey
130. Pseudophoxinus crassus Pseudophoxinus crassus Fishes Turkey
131. Pseudophoxinus battalgili Pseudophoxinus battalgili Fishes Turkey
132. Pseudophoxinus anatolicus Pseudophoxinus anatolicus Fishes Turkey
133. Pyrus serikensis Pyrus serikensis Plants Turkey
134. Red Chaser Libellula pontica Insects Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Turkey
135. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
136. Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
137. Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
138. Resowska Shemaja Alburnus schischkovi Fishes Bulgaria, Turkey
139. Roach's Mouse-tailed Dormouse Myomimus roachi Mammals Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
140. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
141. Schreiber's Fringe-fingered Lizard Acanthodactylus schreiberi Reptiles Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey
142. Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
143. Siraz Baligi Capoeta pestai Fishes Turkey
144. Siraz Baliginin Capoeta Capoeta bergamae Fishes Turkey
145. Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Birds Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
146. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
147. Squalius anatolicus Squalius anatolicus Fishes Turkey
148. Star Sturgeon Acipenser stellatus Fishes Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Iran, Kazakhstan, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine
149. Sterlet Acipenser ruthenus Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
150. Strandzha Minnow Phoxinus strandjae Fishes Bulgaria, Turkey
151. Strauch's Spotted Newt Neurergus strauchii Amphibians Turkey
152. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
153. Strongylognathus kervillei Strongylognathus kervillei Insects Turkey
154. Turkish Frog Rana holtzi Amphibians Turkey
155. Turkish Red Damsel Ceriagrion georgifreyi Insects Greece, Syria, Turkey
156. Wagner's Viper Vipera wagneri Reptiles Turkey
157. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
158. White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala Birds Africa to Asia
159. Wild Common Carp Cyprinus carpio Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
160. Wild Goat Capra aegagrus Mammals Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan
161. Yelkouan Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
162. Yellow Spotted Newt Neurergus crocatus Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Turkey
163. Zerynthia caucasica Zerynthia caucasica Insects Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey

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