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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 United Arab Emirates may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in the Middle East, browse the Middle East endangered species list.

Endangered species found in United Arab Emirates:

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. Acropora Coral Acropora divaricata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
2. Acropora Coral Acropora arabensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
3. Acropora Coral Acropora tenuis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
4. Acropora Coral Acropora selago Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora pharaonis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
6. Acropora Coral Acropora nasuta Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
7. Acropora Coral Acropora horrida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
8. Acropora Coral Acropora formosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
9. Arabian Gazelle Gazella gazella Mammals Arabian Peninsula, Palestine, Sinai
10. Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East
11. Astreopora expansa Astreopora expansa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
12. Birdsnest Coral Seriatopora caliendrum Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Black Finless Porpoise Neophocaena phocaenoides Mammals Asia, Middle East
14. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
15. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
17. Bowmouth Guitarfish Rhina ancylostoma Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
18. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
19. Clubnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos thouin Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
20. Crisp Pillow Coral Anomastraea irregularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
21. Crust Coral Leptastrea inaequalis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
22. Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
23. Dugong  WATCH A LIVE DUGONG Dugong dugon Mammals East Africa to Southern Japan
24. Duskytail Grouper Epinephelus bleekeri Fishes Asia, Middle East
25. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
26. Estuary Cod Epinephelus coioides Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
27. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
28. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
29. False Pillow Coral Pseudosiderastrea tayami Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
30. Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
31. Fossil Shark Hemipristis elongatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
32. Fungia curvata Fungia curvata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
33. Garra barreimiae Garra barreimiae Fishes Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates
34. Goitered Gazelle Gazella subgutturosa Mammals Asia, Europe, Middle East
35. Goniopora lobata Goniopora lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
36. Goniopora columna Goniopora columna Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
37. Green Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
38. Hajar Wadi Damsel Arabineura khalidi Insects Oman, United Arab Emirates
39. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
40. Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
41. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora microconos Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
42. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora exesa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
43. Indo-pacific Hump-backed Dolphin Sousa chinensis Mammals Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
44. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
45. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
46. Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
47. Montipora venosa Montipora venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
48. Montipora foliosa Montipora foliosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
49. Montipora efflorescens Montipora efflorescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
50. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
51. Moon Coral Favites complanata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
52. Moon Coral Favites chinensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
53. Octopus Coral Galaxea fascicularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
54. Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
55. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
56. Parasimplastrea sheppardi Parasimplastrea sheppardi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Djibouti, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Iran, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
57. Pavona decussata Pavona decussata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
58. Pavona cactus Pavona cactus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
59. Pavona venosa Pavona venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
60. Pavona diffluens Pavona diffluens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
61. Pearl Bubble Coral Physogyra lichtensteini Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
62. Platygyra lamellina Platygyra lamellina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
63. Porcupine Ray Urogymnus asperrimus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
64. Porites lobata Porites lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
65. Porites harrisoni Porites harrisoni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
66. Powder Blue Damsel Arabicnemis caerulea Insects Oman, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
67. Psammocora contigua Psammocora contigua Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
68. Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
69. Sand Cat  WATCH A LIVE SAND CAT Felis margarita Mammals Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
70. Smallscaled Grouper Epinephelus polylepis Fishes Bahrain, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
71. Smooth Cauliflower Coral Stylophora pistillata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
72. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
73. Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Birds Bahrain, Eritrea, India, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
74. Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Birds Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
75. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea Birds Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
76. Spinycheek Grouper Epinephelus diacanthus Fishes Djibouti, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
77. 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
78. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea maxima Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East
79. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea hillae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
80. Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
81. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria peltata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
82. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
83. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria reniformis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
84. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
85. Whitecheek Shark Carcharhinus dussumieri Fishes Asia, Australia, Middle East
86. Yellowfin Hind Cephalopholis hemistiktos Fishes Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
87. Zebra Shark Stegostoma fasciatum Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic

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