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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 West Indies 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 West Indies:

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. Allobates chalcopis Allobates chalcopis Amphibians Martinique - West Indies
2. American Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni Plants Central and South America, Florida
3. Amphicyclotulus perplexus Amphicyclotulus perplexus Snails West Indies
4. Amphicyclotulus liratus Amphicyclotulus liratus Snails West Indies
5. Anegada Ground Iguana Cyclura pinguis Reptiles West Indies (British Virgin Islands - Anegada Island)
6. Barbados Racer Liophis perfuscus Reptiles West Indies (Barbados)
7. Barbados Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia petechia Birds West Indies (Barbados)
8. Big Leaf Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla Plants Central America, North America, South America
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 Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
11. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
12. Brazilian Giant Tortoise Geochelone denticulata Reptiles Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, West Indies (Dominica)
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. Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea Birds Central America, North America (United States Territory), 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. Cigar-box Wood Cedrela odorata Plants Central America, North America, South America
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. Dactylolejeunea acanthifolia Dactylolejeunea acanthifolia Plants West Indies (Dominica)
24. Dominican Myotis Myotis dominicensis Mammals Guadeloupe, West Indies (Dominica)
25. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
26. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
27. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
28. Euler's Flycatcher Empidonax euleri johnstonei Birds West Indies (Grenada)
29. Forest Thrush Cichlherminia lherminieri Birds Guadeloupe, Montserrat, West Indies (Dominica), West Indies (St. Lucia)
30. Freziera cordata Freziera cordata Plants Guadeloupe, Martinique - West Indies, West Indies (Dominica)
31. Giant Ditch Frog Leptodactylus fallax Amphibians Montserrat, West Indies (Dominica)
32. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
33. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
34. Grand Cafe Robber Frog Eleutherodactylus pinchoni Amphibians Guadeloupe
35. Grand Cayman Ground Iguana Cyclura nubila lewisi Reptiles West Indies (Caymans)
36. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
37. Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi Birds West Indies (Grenada)
38. Guadeloupe Big Brown Bat Eptesicus guadeloupensis Mammals Guadeloupe
39. Guadeloupe Big-eyed Bat Chiroderma improvisum Mammals Guadeloupe, Montserrat
40. Guadeloupe Woodpecker Melanerpes herminieri Birds Guadeloupe
41. Gulper Shark Centrophorus granulosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
42. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
43. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
44. Hook-billed Kite Chondrohierax uncinatus Birds West Indies (Cuba and Grenada)
45. House Wren Troglodytes aedon Birds West Indies (Guadeloupe and St. Lucia)
46. Imperial Parrot Amazona imperialis Birds West Indies (Dominica)
47. Inagua Island Turtle Trachemys stejnegeri malonei Reptiles West Indies (Bahamas - Great Inagua Island)
48. Inga martinicensis Inga martinicensis Plants Martinique - West Indies
49. Inga dominicensis Inga dominicensis Plants West Indies (Dominica)
50. Jamaican Iguana Cyclura collei Reptiles West Indies (Jamaica)
51. Juniper Juniperus barbadensis Plants Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, West Indies (St. Lucia)
52. Lacepede's Ground Snake Liophis cursor Reptiles Martinique - West Indies
53. Lamarck's Sheet Coral Agaricia lamarcki Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
54. Large Ivory Coral Oculina varicosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
55. 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
56. Lesser Antillean Iguana Iguana delicatissima Reptiles Anguilla, Guadeloupe, Martinique - West Indies, Saint Barthelemy, West Indies (Dominica)
57. Maria Island Ground Lizard Cnemidophorus vanzoi Reptiles West Indies (St. Lucia - Maria Islands)
58. Maria Island Snake Liophis ornatus Reptiles West Indies (St. Lucia - Maria Islands)
59. Martinique Oriole Icterus bonana Birds Martinique - West Indies
60. Martinique Robber Frog Eleutherodactylus martinicensis Amphibians Antigua, Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Martinique - West Indies, West Indies (Dominica)
61. Martinique Trembler Cinclocerthia ruficauda gutturalis Birds Martinique - West Indies
62. Matouba Robber Frog Eleutherodactylus barlagnei Amphibians Guadeloupe
63. Montastraea faveolata Montastraea faveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
64. Montastraea annularis Montastraea annularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
65. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
66. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
67. Nectandra krugii Nectandra krugii Plants Antigua, Barbuda, Dominican Republic, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, West Indies
68. 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
69. Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, West Indies (Barbados)
70. Phycolepidozia exigua Phycolepidozia exigua Plants West Indies (Dominica)
71. Pillar Coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
72. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
73. Pouteria Tree Pouteria semecarpifolia Plants Central America
74. Pouteria Tree Pouteria pallida Plants Central America
75. Pristimantis Rain Frog Pristimantis euphronides Amphibians West Indies (Grenada)
76. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
77. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
78. Rainfrog Eleutherodactylus amplinympha Amphibians West Indies (Dominica)
79. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
80. Red-necked Parrot Amazona arausiaca Birds West Indies (Dominica)
81. Rough Cactus Coral Mycetophyllia ferox Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), South America
82. Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis Birds Mississippi, West Indies (Cuba)
83. Schwartz's Myotis Myotis martiniquensis Mammals West Indies
84. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
85. Semper's Warbler Leucopeza semperi Birds West Indies (St. Lucia)
86. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
87. 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
88. St. Lucia Black Finch Melanospiza richardsoni Birds West Indies (St. Lucia)
89. St. Lucia Oriole Icterus laudabilis Birds West Indies (St. Lucia)
90. St. Lucia Parrot Amazona versicolor Birds West Indies (St. Lucia)
91. St. Vincent Parrot Amazona guildingii Birds West Indies (St. Vincent)
92. Thomas's Yellow-shouldered Bat Sturnira thomasi Mammals Guadeloupe, Montserrat
93. Umbrella Tree Schefflera urbaniana Plants Central America
94. Vitelline Warbler Dendroica vitellina Birds Honduras, West Indies (Caymans)
95. Watling Island Iguana Cyclura rileyi Reptiles West Indies (Bahamas)
96. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
97. White-breasted Thrasher Ramphocinclus brachyurus Birds West Indies (St. Lucia, Martinique)
98. White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
99. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
100. Zamia integrifolia Zamia integrifolia Plants Central America, North America
101. Zanthoxylum flavum Zanthoxylum flavum Plants Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America

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