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

Endangered species found in Iceland:

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 Redfish Sebastes fasciatus Fishes Canada, Greenland, Iceland, United States
2. Atlantic Cod Gadus morhua Fishes Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), Oceanic
3. Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus Fishes Canada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
4. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
5. Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Mammals Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
6. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Blue Skate Dipturus batis Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
8. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
9. Cape Shark Squalus acanthias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
10. Common Guitarfish Rhinobatos rhinobatos Fishes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
11. Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Centrophorus squamosus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe
12. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
13. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
14. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
15. European Eel Anguilla anguilla Fishes European coasts from the Black Sea to the White Sea (Russia), Rivers of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Mediterranean Seas
16. Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus Fishes Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Maine, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Norway, Russia
17. Haddock Melanogrammus aeglefinus Fishes Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
18. Hooded Seal Cystophora cristata Mammals Asia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
19. Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea Birds Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
20. Large-eyed Rabbitfish Hydrolagus mirabilis Fishes France, Iceland, Ireland, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
21. Liver-oil Shark Galeorhinus galeus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), South America
22. Narwhal Monodon monoceros Mammals Alaska, Canada, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Russia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United Kingdom
23. North Atlantic Right Whale Balaena glacialis Mammals Northern Oceans
24. Porbeagle Lamna nasus Fishes Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
25. Portuguese Dogfish Centroscymnus coelolepis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory)
26. Rabbitfish Chimaera monstrosa Fishes Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
27. Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
28. Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Birds Asia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic

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