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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. Amygdalus korshinskyi Amygdalus korshinskyi Plants Turkey
4. Anatolia Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra antalyana Amphibians Turkey
5. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
6. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
7. Aphanius transgrediens Aphanius transgrediens Fishes Turkey
8. Aphanius splendens Aphanius splendens Fishes Turkey
9. Aphanius burduricus Aphanius burduricus Fishes Turkey
10. Apollo Butterfly Parnassius apollo Insects Asia, Europe, Middle East
11. Arctodiaptomus burduricus Arctodiaptomus burduricus Crustaceans Turkey
12. Asia Minor Ground Squirrel Spermophilus xanthoprymnus Mammals Armenia, Iran, Turkey
13. Asiatic Lion Panthera leo persica Mammals Turkey to India
14. Atif's Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra atifi Amphibians Turkey
15. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
16. Barbatula simavica Barbatula simavica Fishes Turkey
17. Barbatula seyhanensis Barbatula seyhanensis Fishes Turkey
18. Barbatula samantica Barbatula samantica Fishes Turkey
19. Barbatula eregliensis Barbatula eregliensis Fishes Turkey
20. Barbatula tschaiyssuensis Barbatula tschaiyssuensis Fishes Turkey
21. Barbus chantrei Barbus chantrei Fishes Syria, Turkey
22. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
23. Bastard Sturgeon Acipenser nudiventris Fishes Azerbaijan, China, Georgia (Eurasia), Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey
24. Bay Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra billae Amphibians Turkey
25. Bechstein's Bat Myotis bechsteinii Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
26. Black Sea Viper Vipera pontica Reptiles Turkey
27. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
28. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
29. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
30. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
31. Brandt's Hamster Mesocricetus brandti Mammals Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Russia, Turkey
32. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
33. Bulgarian Emerald Somatochlora borisi Insects Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
34. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
35. Capoeta antalyensis Capoeta antalyensis Fishes Turkey
36. Caucasian Black Grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi Birds Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey
37. Caucasian Salamander Mertensiella caucasica Amphibians Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey
38. Caucasian Viper Vipera kaznakovi Reptiles Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
39. Cerambyx Longicorn Cerambyx cerdo Insects Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
40. Chondrostoma meandrense Chondrostoma meandrense Fishes Turkey
41. Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Chondrostoma kinzelbachi Fishes Syria, Turkey
42. Chondrostoma beysehirense Chondrostoma beysehirense Fishes Turkey
43. Cicek Minnow Acanthorutilus handlirschi Fishes Turkey
44. Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea Birds Eritrea, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Yemen
45. Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
46. Cobitis turcica Cobitis turcica Fishes Turkey
47. Cobitis puncticulata Cobitis puncticulata Fishes Turkey
48. Cobitis levantina Cobitis levantina Fishes Libya, Syria, Turkey
49. Cobitis bilseli Cobitis bilseli Fishes Turkey
50. Coenagrion syriacum Coenagrion syriacum Insects Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
51. Common Bentwing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
52. Common Tortoise Testudo graeca Reptiles Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
53. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
54. Cyprian Wild Sheep Ovis orientalis Mammals Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
55. Dahl's Jird Meriones dahli Mammals Armenia, Turkey
56. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
57. Darevsky's Viper Vipera darevskii Reptiles Armenia, Turkey
58. Dark-winged Groundling Brachythemis fuscopalliata Insects Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey
59. Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
60. Dere Kayasi Gobio hettitorum Fishes Turkey
61. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
62. Dhole Cuon alpinus Mammals Asia, Middle East
63. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
64. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
65. Euphrates Jerboa Allactaga euphratica Mammals Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
66. Euphrates Softshell Turtle Rafetus euphraticus Reptiles Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey
67. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
68. Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
69. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
70. 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
71. European Ground Squirrel Spermophilus citellus Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. European Marbled Polecat Vormela peregusna Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
73. European Roller Coracias garrulus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East
74. Fazil Lycian Salamander Lyciasalamandra fazilae Amphibians Turkey
75. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
76. Fire Salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Amphibians Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
77. Flueggea anatolica Flueggea anatolica Plants Turkey
78. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
79. Giant Devilray Mobula mobular Fishes Cyprus, Egypt, Gibraltar, Turkey
80. Giant Noctule Bat Nyctalus lasiopterus Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
81. Giant Sturgeon Huso huso Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East
82. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
83. Golden Hamster Mesocricetus auratus Mammals Syria, Turkey
84. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
85. Great Bustard Otis tarda Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
86. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
87. Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
88. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
89. Hemigrammocapoeta kemali Hemigrammocapoeta kemali Fishes Turkey
90. Kerch Black Sea Shad Alosa immaculata Fishes Bulgaria, Georgia (Eurasia), Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine
91. Knipowitschia mermere Knipowitschia mermere Fishes Turkey
92. Knipowitschia ephesi Knipowitschia ephesi Fishes Turkey
93. Krueper's Nuthatch Sitta krueperi Birds Georgia (Eurasia), Greece, Turkey
94. Lacerta clarkorum Lacerta clarkorum Reptiles Georgia (Eurasia), Turkey
95. Large-headed Water Snake Natrix megalocephala Reptiles Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
96. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
97. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
98. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus Birds Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
99. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
100. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
101. Long-clawed Mole Vole Prometheomys schaposchnikowi Mammals Georgia (Eurasia), Russia, Turkey
102. Long-fingered Bat Myotis capaccinii Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
103. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
104. Luciobarbus capito Luciobarbus capito Fishes Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
105. Luschan's Salamander Lyciasalamandra luschani Amphibians Greece, Turkey
106. Lycaena ottomanus Lycaena ottomanus Insects Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Turkey
107. Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
108. Marmaris Salamander Lyciasalamandra flavimembris Amphibians Turkey
109. 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
110. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
111. Mehely's Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus mehelyi Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
112. Mount Bulgar Viper Vipera bulgardaghica Reptiles Turkey
113. Mountain Viper Vipera albizona Reptiles Turkey
114. Niphargus valachicus Niphargus valachicus Crustaceans Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey
115. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
116. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
117. Onychogomphus macrodon Onychogomphus macrodon Insects Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
118. Onychogomphus assimilis Onychogomphus assimilis Insects Armenia, Georgia (Eurasia), Iran, Turkey, Turkmenistan
119. Orontes Spotted Bleak Alburnus orontis Fishes Syria, Turkey
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 ibericum Potamon ibericum Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
125. Potamon setiger Potamon setiger Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
126. Potamon rhodium Potamon rhodium Crustaceans Asia, Europe, Middle East
127. Potamon potamios Potamon potamios Crustaceans Africa, 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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