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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 Maldives may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Asia, browse the Asia 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. Acropora Coral Acropora aspera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
2. Acropora Coral Acropora hemprichii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
3. 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
4. Acropora Coral Acropora anthocercis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora granulosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Acropora Coral Acropora monticulosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Acropora Coral Acropora acuminata 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. Acropora Coral Acropora lutkeni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
10. Acropora Coral Acropora tenuis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
11. Acropora Coral Acropora florida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
12. Acropora Coral Acropora loripes Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Acropora Coral Acropora selago Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
14. Acropora Coral Acropora echinata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
15. Acropora Coral Acropora listeri Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
16. Acropora Coral Acropora secale Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
17. Acropora Coral Acropora divaricata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
18. Acropora Coral Acropora hyacinthus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
19. Acropora Coral Acropora rudis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Oceanic
20. Acropora Coral Acropora digitifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
21. Acropora Coral Acropora humilis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
22. Acropora Coral Acropora pharaonis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
23. Acropora Coral Acropora austera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
24. Acropora Coral Acropora horrida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
25. Acropora Coral Acropora palmerae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
26. Alveopora catalai Alveopora catalai Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
27. Alveopora allingi Alveopora allingi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
28. Alveopora viridis Alveopora viridis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
29. Alveopora spongiosa Alveopora spongiosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
30. Astreopora expansa Astreopora expansa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
31. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
32. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
33. Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Plectropomus laevis Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
34. 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
35. Brindle Bass Epinephelus lanceolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
36. Brown-marbled Grouper Epinephelus fuscoguttatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
37. Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
38. Bumphead Parrotfish Bolbometopon muricatum Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
39. Camouflage Grouper Epinephelus polyphekadion Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
40. Cat's Eye Cynarina Coral Cynarina lacrymalis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
41. Caulastrea tumida Caulastrea tumida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
42. Caulastrea connata Caulastrea connata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
43. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora eydouxi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
44. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
45. Crisp Pillow Coral Anomastraea irregularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
46. Crust Coral Leptastrea bottae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
47. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
48. Diploastrea Brain Coral Diploastrea heliopora Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
49. Elegance Coral Catalaphyllia jardinei Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
50. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
51. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
52. False Flower Coral Anacropora puertogalerae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
53. False Pillow Coral Pseudosiderastrea tayami Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
54. Fungia seychellensis Fungia seychellensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceanic
55. Giant Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Wake Is.)
56. Goniastrea peresi Goniastrea peresi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
57. Goniastrea palauensis Goniastrea palauensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
58. Goniopora columna Goniopora columna Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
59. Goniopora albiconus Goniopora albiconus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
60. Goniopora stokesi Goniopora stokesi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
61. Goniopora minor Goniopora minor Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
62. Green Hammer Coral Euphyllia ancora Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
63. Green Torch Coral Euphyllia glabrescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
64. 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
65. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora exesa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
66. Isopora palifera Isopora palifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
67. Isopora cuneata Isopora cuneata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
68. Knob Coral Favia veroni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
69. Knob Coral Favia stelligera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
70. Knob Coral Favia rotundata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
71. Knob Coral Favia maxima Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
72. Knob Coral Favia matthaii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
73. Knob Coral Favia helianthoides Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
74. Leptoseris yabei Leptoseris yabei Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
75. Leptoseris incrustans Leptoseris incrustans Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
76. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
77. Lobophyllia pachysepta Lobophyllia pachysepta Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
78. Lobophyllia diminuta Lobophyllia diminuta Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
79. Montastrea valenciennesi Montastrea valenciennesi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
80. Montastrea magnistellata Montastrea magnistellata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
81. Montastrea annuligera Montastrea annuligera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
82. 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
83. Montipora undata Montipora undata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
84. 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
85. Montipora stilosa Montipora stilosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
86. Montipora peltiformis Montipora peltiformis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
87. Montipora lobulata Montipora lobulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
88. Montipora foveolata Montipora foveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
89. Montipora venosa Montipora venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
90. Moon Coral Favites russelli Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
91. Moon Coral Favites paraflexuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
92. Moon Coral Favites halicora Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
93. Moon Coral Favites flexuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
94. Moon Coral Favites complanata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
95. Moon Coral Favites chinensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
96. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
97. 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
98. Octopus Coral Galaxea fascicularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
99. Octopus Coral Galaxea astreata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
100. Open Brain Coral Trachyphyllia geoffroyi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
101. Orange Button Coral Scolymia vitiensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
102. 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
103. Ornate Eagle Ray  WATCH A LIVE ORNATE EAGLE RAY Aetomylaeus vespertilio Fishes Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia), China, Indonesia (Jawa, Kalimantan), Malaysia, Maldives, Mozambique, Taiwan, Thailand
104. Oulophyllia crispa Oulophyllia crispa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
105. Pachyseris rugosa Pachyseris rugosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
106. Pavona venosa Pavona venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
107. 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
108. Pearl Bubble Coral Physogyra lichtensteini Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
109. Pectinia paeonia Pectinia paeonia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
110. Pectinia lactuca Pectinia lactuca Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
111. Platygyra lamellina Platygyra lamellina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
112. Polkadot Cod Plectropomus areolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
113. Porites nigrescens Porites nigrescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
114. Porites murrayensis Porites murrayensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
115. 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
116. Porites horizontalata Porites horizontalata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
117. Porites cylindrica Porites cylindrica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
118. Psammocora contigua Psammocora contigua Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
119. Roving Coralgrouper Plectropomus pessuliferus Fishes British Indian Ocean Territory, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Yemen
120. Seriatopora stellata Seriatopora stellata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
121. Smooth Cauliflower Coral Stylophora pistillata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
122. Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
123. Starry Cup Coral Acanthastrea brevis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceans
124. Symphyllia hassi Symphyllia hassi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
125. Tawny Nurse Shark Nebrius ferrugineus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
126. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria stellulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
127. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria peltata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
128. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
129. Zebra Shark Stegostoma fasciatum Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic

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