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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 Canada may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list.

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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. Acadian Whitefish Coregonus huntsmani Fishes Canada
2. American Bison  WATCH A LIVE AMERICAN BISON Bison bison Mammals Canada
3. American Burying Beetle Nicrophorus americanus Insects Eastern Canada, USA Eastern States south to Florida, west to South Dakota and Texas
4. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
5. Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus Fishes Canada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
6. Bachman's Wood Warbler Vermivora bachmanii Birds Canada, Southeastern USA
7. Barndoor Winter Skate Dipturus laevis Fishes Canada, United States
8. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
9. Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Mammals Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
10. Bendire's Thrasher Toxostoma bendirei Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
11. Bicknell's Thrush Catharus bicknelli Birds Canada, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Haiti, Jamaica, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia
12. Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes Birds Asia, Canada, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands (including Hawaii)
13. Black-footed Ferret  WATCH A LIVE BLACK-FOOTED FERRET Mustela nigripes Mammals Western Canada, Western USA
14. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
15. Bloater Coregonus hoyi Fishes Canada, United States
16. Bocaccio Rockfish Sebastes paucispinus Fishes Canada, Mexico, United States
17. Boreal Felt Lichen Erioderma pedicellatum Plants Canada
18. Boreal Toad Anaxyrus boreas Amphibians Canada, Mexico, United States (California)
19. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
20. Buller's Shearwater Puffinus bulleri Birds American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
21. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
22. Cascades Frog Rana cascadae Amphibians California, Canada
23. Cassin's Finch Carpodacus cassinii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
24. Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Birds Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Peru, United States, Venezuela
25. Copper Redhorse Moxostoma hubbsi Fishes Canada
26. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
27. Dakota Skipper Hesperia dacotae Insects Canada, United States
28. Doronomyrmex pocahontas Doronomyrmex pocahontas Insects Canada
29. Dwarf Wedgemussel Alasmidonta heterodon Clams Canada (New Brunswick), United States
30. Eastern Sand Darter Etheostoma pellucidum Fishes Canada, United States
31. Emperor Goose Chen canagica Birds Alaska, Canada, Russia
32. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
33. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
34. Formicoxenus quebecensis Formicoxenus quebecensis Insects Canada
35. Formicoxenus provancheri Formicoxenus provancheri Insects Canada, United States
36. Furbish Lousewort Pedicularis furbishiae Plants Canada (New Brunswick), Maine
37. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
38. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
39. Greater Prairie-chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri Birds Canada, United States
40. Greater Sage-grouse Centrocercus urophasianus Birds Canada, United States
41. Green Sturgeon Acipenser medirostris Fishes Alaska, California, Canada (British Columbia), Mexico, Oregon
42. Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus Fishes Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
43. Gulf Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus Fishes Canada, United States
44. Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Fishes Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
45. Harpagoxenus canadensis Harpagoxenus canadensis Insects Canada, United States
46. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Oregon, Washington
47. Henslow's Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii Birds Canada, United States
48. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
49. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
50. Hungerford's Crawling Water Beetle Brychius hungerfordi Insects Canada, Michigan
51. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
52. Kanab Amber Snail Oxyloma kanabense Snails Arizona, Canada, Utah
53. Karner Blue Butterfly  WATCH A LIVE KARNER BLUE BUTTERFLY Lycaeides melissa samuelis Insects Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
54. Killer Whale  WATCH A LIVE KILLER WHALE Orcinus orca Mammals Southern Resident DPS (Canada, USA - WA)
55. Kirtland's Wood Warbler Dendroica kirtlandii Birds Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Canada, Michigan, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wisconsin
56. Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris Birds Canada, Japan, Russia, United States
57. Kiyi Coregonus kiyi Fishes Canada, United States
58. Laysan Albatross Phoebastria immutabilis Birds Alaska, Australia (Norfolk Island), California, Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marshall Islands, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington
59. 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
60. Leptothorax faberi Leptothorax faberi Insects Canada
61. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
62. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
63. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
64. Mckay's Bunting Plectrophenax hyperboreus Birds Canada, Oregon, Washington
65. Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Birds Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
66. Mountain Plover Charadrius montanus Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
67. Myrmica quebecensis Myrmica quebecensis Insects Canada
68. Myrmica lampra Myrmica lampra Insects Canada
69. Narwhal Monodon monoceros Mammals Alaska, Canada, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Russia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United Kingdom
70. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
71. North Pacific Right Whale Balaena japonica Mammals Canada (British Columbia), China, Japan, Korea, Mexico (Baja California), Russia, Taiwan, United States and Hawaii
72. Northern Abalone Haliotis kamtschatkana Snails Alaska, California, Canada (British Columbia), Oregon, Washington
73. Northern Fur Seal Callorhinus ursinus Mammals Arkansas, California, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Oregon, Russia, Taiwan, Washington
74. Northern Swift Fox  WATCH A LIVE NORTHERN SWIFT FOX Vulpes velox hebes Mammals Canada
75. Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa Amphibians Canada, Oregon, Washington
76. Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Birds Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
77. Piping Plover Charadrius melodus Birds Canada, USA - Great Lakes Watershed
78. Platanthera praeclara Platanthera praeclara Plants Canada, United States
79. Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Mammals Alaska, Canada, Denmark, Greenland, Norway, Russia
80. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
81. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Birds Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
82. Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris Birds Alaska, Canada, Japan
83. Redfish Sebastes fasciatus Fishes Canada, Greenland, Iceland, United States
84. Rocky Mountain Capshell Acroloxus coloradensis Snails Canada, United States
85. Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus Birds Canada, United States
86. Salvelinus confluentus Salvelinus confluentus Fishes Canada, United States
87. Sea Otter Enhydra lutris Mammals Canada, Japan, Mexico, Russia, United States
88. Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States Territory)
89. Shortjaw Cisco Coregonus zenithicus Fishes Canada, United States
90. Shortnose Cisco Coregonus reighardi Fishes Canada, United States
91. Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum Fishes USA and Canada (Atlantic Coast)
92. Shortspine Thornyhead Sebastolobus alascanus Fishes Canada, Russia, United States
93. Southern Bluefin Tuna Thunnus maccoyii Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Oceans, South America
94. Spoon-billed Sandpiper  WATCH A LIVE SPOON-BILLED SANDPIPER Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Birds Bangladesh, Canada, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States (Alaska), Vietnam
95. Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis Birds Arizona, California, Canada, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
96. Spotted Turtle Clemmys guttata Reptiles Canada, United States
97. Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
98. Starlet Sea Anemone Nematostella vectensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Canada, United Kingdom, United States
99. Steller Sea-lion  WATCH A LIVE STELLER SEA-LION Eumetopias jubatus Mammals Alaska, California, Canada, North Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Russia, Washington
100. Tubercled Blossom Pearlymussel Epioblasma torulosa Clams Alabama, Canada (Ontario), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
101. Vancouver Island Marmot Marmota vancouverensis Mammals Canada (Vancouver Island)
102. Wandering Salamander Aneides vagrans Amphibians California, Canada (British Columbia)
103. White Sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus Fishes Canada (British Columbia), Idaho, Montana
104. Whitebark Pine Pinus albicaulis Plants Canada, United States
105. Whooping Crane Grus americana Birds Canada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
106. Wolverine Gulo gulo Mammals Canada, China, Estonia, Finland, Mongolia, Norway, Russia, Sweden, United States
107. Wood Turtle Glyptemys insculpta Reptiles Canada, United States
108. Xantus's Murrelet Synthliboramphus hypoleucus Birds California, Canada, Mexico, Washington
109. Yellow Lampmussel Lampsilis cariosa Clams Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), United States
110. Yellowtail Flounder Pleuronectes ferrugineus Fishes Canada, New York, Rhode Island

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