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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 Cook Islands may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in the Oceans and Island Nations, browse the Oceania 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 carduus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
2. Acropora Coral Acropora humilis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Acropora Coral Acropora polystoma Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
4. Acropora Coral Acropora austera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora horrida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
6. Acropora Coral Acropora paniculata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Acropora Coral Acropora anthocercis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
8. Acropora Coral Acropora granulosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
9. Acropora Coral Acropora palmerae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Acropora Coral Acropora vaughani Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
11. Acropora Coral Acropora globiceps Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
12. 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
13. Acropora Coral Acropora tenuis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
14. Acropora Coral Acropora glauca Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
15. Acropora Coral Acropora microclados Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
16. Acropora Coral Acropora striata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
17. Acropora Coral Acropora formosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
18. Acropora Coral Acropora lutkeni Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
19. Acropora Coral Acropora speciosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
20. Acropora Coral Acropora florida Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
21. Acropora Coral Acropora loripes Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
22. Acropora Coral Acropora secale Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
23. Acropora Coral Acropora digitifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
24. 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
25. Acropora Coral Acropora retusa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
26. Alveopora spongiosa Alveopora spongiosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, 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 verrilliana Alveopora verrilliana Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Atiu Swiftlet Collocalia sawtelli Birds Cook Islands
30. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
31. Black-blotched Stingray Taeniura meyeni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
32. Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Plectropomus laevis Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
33. Blue Lorikeet Vini peruviana Birds Cook Islands, French Polynesia
34. Brindle Bass Epinephelus lanceolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory, including Hawaii), Oceanic
35. Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Birds American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
36. Bubble Coral Plerogyra sinuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
37. Buller's Shearwater Puffinus bulleri Birds American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
38. Camouflage Grouper Epinephelus polyphekadion Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
39. Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida Birds Antarctica, Australia and Norfolk Island, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Tonga
40. 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
41. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora elegans Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
42. Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita Birds American Samoa, Australia, Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Wallis and Futuna
43. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
44. Collared Petrel Pterodroma brevipes Birds Australia, North America, Oceanic, South America
45. Cook Islands Fruit-dove Ptilinopus rarotongensis Birds Cook Islands
46. Cook Islands Reed-warbler Acrocephalus kerearako Birds Cook Islands
47. Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii Birds American Samoa, Australia (Norfolk Island), Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
48. 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
49. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
50. Fungia fungites Fungia fungites Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
51. Galapagos Shark Carcharhinus galapagensis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
52. Giant Wrasse Cheilinus undulatus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Wake Is.)
53. Goniopora minor Goniopora minor Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
54. Gould's Petrel Pterodroma leucoptera Birds American Samoa, Antarctica, Australia, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Peru, Pitcairn, Wallis and Futuna
55. 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
56. Island Nesoluma Nesoluma polynesicum Plants Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Hawaii
57. 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
58. 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
59. Leptoseris incrustans Leptoseris incrustans Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
60. Mangaia Kingfisher Todiramphus ruficollaris Birds Cook Islands
61. 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
62. Montipora effusa Montipora effusa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
63. 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
64. Montipora caliculata Montipora caliculata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
65. Montipora calcarea Montipora calcarea Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
66. Montipora venosa Montipora venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
67. Montipora australiensis Montipora australiensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic, South America
68. Montipora lobulata Montipora lobulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
69. Montipora angulata Montipora angulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
70. Montipora foveolata Montipora foveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
71. Moon Coral Favites russelli Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
72. Moon Coral Favites flexuosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
73. Moon Coral Favites complanata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
74. Moon Coral Favites abdita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
75. Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Birds Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
76. 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
77. Octopus Coral Galaxea fascicularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
78. Orange Button Coral Scolymia vitiensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
79. Parkinson's Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Birds Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
80. 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
81. 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
82. Pavona bipartita Pavona bipartita Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
83. 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
84. Porites murrayensis Porites murrayensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
85. Providence Petrel Pterodroma solandri Birds Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
86. Psammocora digitata Psammocora digitata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
87. Psammocora contigua Psammocora contigua Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
88. Rarotonga Monarch Pomarea dimidiata Birds Cook Islands
89. Rarotonga Starling Aplonis cinerascens Birds Cook Islands
90. Smooth Cauliflower Coral Stylophora pistillata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
91. Southern Giant Clam Tridacna derasa Clams American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
92. Surge Grouper Epinephelus socialis Fishes American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
93. Tahiti Petrel Pseudobulweria rostrata Birds American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands
94. 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
95. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria mesenterina Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
96. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
97. White-necked Petrel Pterodroma cervicalis Birds Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic

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