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 Western Sahara may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Western Sahara:

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. Angel Shark Squatina squatina Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
2. Angular Rough Shark Oxynotus centrina Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
3. Atlantic Humpbacked Dolphin Sousa teuszii Mammals Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Western Sahara
4. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
5. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
6. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), 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. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
9. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
10. Broad Sea Fan Eunicella verrucosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Algeria, France, Ireland, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
11. Brongersma's Toad Pseudepidalea brongersmai Amphibians Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara
12. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
13. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
14. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
15. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
16. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
17. Dama Gazelle Nanger dama Mammals Africa
18. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
19. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
20. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
21. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
22. Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae Birds Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Western Sahara
23. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
24. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
25. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
26. Large-eyed Rabbitfish Hydrolagus mirabilis Fishes France, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
27. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
28. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
29. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
30. Longfin Mako Isurus paucus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
31. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
32. Moorish Viper Daboia mauritanica Reptiles Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara
33. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
34. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
35. Ostrich Struthio camelus Birds Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Spanish Sahara
36. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
37. Sand Cat  WATCH A LIVE SAND CAT Felis margarita Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
38. Sawback Angelshark Squatina aculeata Fishes Africa, Europe
39. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
40. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
41. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
42. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East

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