Endangered Species Search by Area Selection


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 Virgin Islands may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Central America, browse the Central America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in Virgin Islands:

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. Acanthomyops latipes Acanthomyops latipes Insects Michigan, Virgin Islands
2. Alfilerillo Machaonia woodburyana Plants Virgin Islands (British and US)
3. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
4. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
5. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
6. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
7. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
8. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
9. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
10. Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Birds Central America, North America (United States Territory), South America
11. Chrysophyllum pauciflorum Chrysophyllum pauciflorum Plants Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
12. Cobana Negra Stahlia monosperma Plants Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
13. Commoner Lignum Vitae Guaiacum officinale Plants Central and South America, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Virgin Islands (British and US)
14. Crossband Rockfish Mycteroperca interstitialis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
15. Erythrina eggersii Erythrina eggersii Plants Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
16. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
17. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
18. Hispaniolan Amazon Amazona ventralis Birds Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
19. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
20. 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
21. Lidflower Calyptranthes thomasiana Plants British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
22. Maytenus cymosa Maytenus cymosa Plants Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
23. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
24. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
25. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
26. Red Fruit Bat Stenoderma rufum Mammals Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
27. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
28. Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii Birds Northeastern USA
29. Schwartz's Robber Frog Eleutherodactylus schwartzi Amphibians Virgin Islands (British and US)
30. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
31. 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
32. St. Croix Ground Lizard Ameiva polops Reptiles Virgin Islands
33. Tropical Lilythorn Catesbaea melanocarpa Plants Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
34. Virgin Islands Robber Frog Eleutherodactylus lentus Amphibians Virgin Islands
35. Virgin Islands Tree Boa Epicrates monensis granti Reptiles Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
36. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
37. 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
38. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
39. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
40. Zanthoxylum thomasianum Zanthoxylum thomasianum Plants Central America, North America

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