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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 Alaska may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in North America, browse the North America endangered species list or see the complete United States List.

Endangered species found in Alaska:

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. Aleutian Shield Fern Polystichum aleuticum Plants Alaska
2. Atlantic Halibut Hippoglossus hippoglossus Fishes Canada (Newfoundland), Europe, United States (Alaska)
3. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
4. Beluga Delphinapterus leucas Mammals Asia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
5. Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis Birds American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
6. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
7. Emperor Goose Chen canagica Birds Alaska, Canada, Russia
8. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis Birds Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
9. Glacier Bay Wolf Spider Pardosa diuturna Arachnids United States (Alaska)
10. Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
11. Green Sturgeon Acipenser medirostris Fishes Alaska, California, Canada (British Columbia), Mexico, Oregon
12. Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris Birds Canada, Japan, Russia, United States
13. 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
14. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus Birds Canada, Mexico, United States
15. Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata Birds Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
16. Narwhal Monodon monoceros Mammals Alaska, Canada, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Netherlands (Europe), Norway, Russia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United Kingdom
17. North Pacific Right Whale Balaena japonica Mammals Canada (British Columbia), China, Japan, Korea, Mexico (Baja California), Russia, Taiwan, United States and Hawaii
18. Northern Abalone Haliotis kamtschatkana Snails Alaska, California, Canada (British Columbia), Oregon, Washington
19. Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi Birds Central and South America, North America (including United States)
20. Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Birds Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
21. Polar Bear Ursus maritimus Mammals Alaska, Canada, Denmark, Greenland, Norway, Russia
22. Pribilof Island Shrew Sorex pribilofensis Mammals Alaska
23. Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris Birds Alaska, Canada, Japan
24. Sea Otter Enhydra lutris Mammals Canada, Japan, Mexico, Russia, United States
25. Shortspine Thornyhead Sebastolobus alascanus Fishes Canada, Russia, United States
26. 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
27. Steller Sea-lion  WATCH A LIVE STELLER SEA-LION Eumetopias jubatus Mammals Alaska, California, Canada, North Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Russia, Washington
28. Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri Birds Asia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
29. Wolverine Gulo gulo Mammals Canada, China, Estonia, Finland, Mongolia, Norway, Russia, Sweden, United States

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