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

Endangered species found in Mauritania:

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. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
2. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
3. African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Reptiles Western and Central Africa
4. African Spurred Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata Reptiles Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan
5. African Wedgefish Rhynchobatus luebberti Fishes Africa
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. 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
9. Atlantic Sawtail Catshark Galeus atlanticus Fishes Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
10. Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
11. Barbary Sheep Ammotragus lervia Mammals Africa, Middle East
12. Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Circaetus beaudouini Birds Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
13. Begonia salaziensis Begonia salaziensis Plants Mauritania
14. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
15. Black Crowned-crane Balearica pavonina Birds Africa, Middle East
16. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
17. Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Birds Africa to Asia
18. Blackchin Guitarfish Rhinobatos cemiculus Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
19. Bottlenose Skate Rostroraja alba Fishes Africa, Europe
20. Broad Sea Fan Eunicella verrucosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Algeria, France, Ireland, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
21. Bronze Whaler Carcharhinus brachyurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
22. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
23. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
24. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
25. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
26. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
27. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
28. Desert Monitor Varanus griseus Reptiles Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
29. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
30. Dusky Grouper Epinephelus marginatus Fishes Africa, Europe, Middle East, South America
31. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
32. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
33. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
34. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
35. Frilled Shark Chlamydoselachus anguineus Fishes Angola, Australia, Chile, France, Guyana, Japan, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal (Madeira), South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, United States (California)
36. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
37. Gray Nurse Shark Carcharias taurus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
38. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
39. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
40. Guinea Baboon Papio papio Mammals Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal
41. Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
42. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
43. Large-eyed Rabbitfish Hydrolagus mirabilis Fishes France, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
44. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
45. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
46. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
48. Long-nosed Skate Dipturus oxyrinchus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
49. Longfin Mako Isurus paucus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
50. Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus Mammals Mediterranean Sea, Northwest African Coast and Black Sea
51. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
52. Nubian Bustard Neotis nuba Birds Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan
53. 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
54. One-finned Shark Heptranchias perlo Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
55. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
56. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
57. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
58. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
59. Red-fronted Gazelle Eudorcas rufifrons Mammals Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan
60. Rueppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii Birds Africa
61. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
62. Sand Cat  WATCH A LIVE SAND CAT Felis margarita Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
63. Sawback Angelshark Squatina aculeata Fishes Africa, Europe
64. Smoothback Angel Shark Squatina oculata Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
65. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
66. 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
67. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
68. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
69. West African Manatee Trichechus senegalensis Mammals Africa
70. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
71. White Grouper Epinephelus aeneus Fishes Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
72. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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