Species Directory

ESA Threatened & Endangered

NOAA Fisheries has jurisdiction over 165 endangered and threatened marine species (80 endangered; 85 threatened), including 66 foreign species (40 endangered; 26 threatened).  

Additional species are currently under review or have been proposed for Endangered Species Act listing: 4 petitioned species awaiting a 90-day finding, 13 candidate species for ESA listing, 0 proposed species for ESA listing.

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Species Name
Species Category
Species, Subspecies, or DPS
Status
Year Listed
Recovery Plan
Critical Habitat
Region
Huso dauricus
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2014
-
-
Foreign
Pristis pristis
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered
2014; 2011 (original)
-
-
Southeast
Anoxypristis cuspidata
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2014
-
-
Foreign
Mustelus schmitti
Fish
Protected Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Threatened - Foreign
2017
-
-
Foreign
Epinephelus striatus
Fish
Protected Fish
Reef Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Threatened
2016
-
Southeast
Carcharhinus longimanus
Fish
Protected Fish
Highly Migratory Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Threatened
2018
New England/Mid-Atlantic
Pacific Islands
Southeast
West Coast
Acipenser mikadoi
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2014
-
-
Foreign
Squatina aculeata
Fish
Protected Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2016
-
-
Foreign
Fish
Protected Fish
Highly Migratory Fish
Sharks
Eastern Pacific DPS
ESA Endangered
2014
-
West Coast
Eastern Atlantic DPS
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2014
-
-
Foreign
Central & Southwest Atlantic DPS
ESA Threatened
2014
-
Southeast
Indo-West Pacific DPS
ESA Threatened
2014
-
Pacific Islands
Acipenser brevirostrum
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered
1967
-
New England/Mid-Atlantic
Southeast
Pristis pectinata
Fish
Protected Fish
U.S. Population
ESA Endangered
2003
Southeast
Foreign
Non-U.S. Population
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2014
-
-
Foreign
Squatina oculata
Fish
Protected Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2016
-
-
Foreign
Oncorhynchus nerka
Fish
Protected Fish
Salmon & Steelhead
Snake River ESU
ESA Endangered
1991
Alaska
West Coast
Ozette Lake ESU
ESA Threatened
1999
Alaska
West Coast
Squatina guggenheim
Fish
Protected Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2017
-
-
Foreign
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Fish
Protected Fish
Salmon & Steelhead
Southern California DPS
ESA Endangered
1997
Alaska
West Coast
California Central Valley DPS
ESA Threatened
1998
Alaska
West Coast
Central California Coast DPS
ESA Threatened
1997
Alaska
West Coast
Lower Columbia River DPS
ESA Threatened
1998
Alaska
West Coast
Middle Columbia River
ESA Threatened
1999
Alaska
West Coast
Northern California DPS
ESA Threatened
2000
Alaska
West Coast
Puget Sound DPS
ESA Threatened
2007
Alaska
West Coast
Snake River Basin DPS
ESA Threatened
2006
Alaska
West Coast
South-Central California Coast DPS
ESA Threatened
1997
Alaska
West Coast
Upper Columbia River DPS
ESA Threatened
2006; 1997 (original)
Alaska
West Coast
Upper Willamette River DPS
ESA Threatened
1999
Alaska
West Coast
Middle Columbia River XN
ESA Experimental Population
-
-
-
Alaska
West Coast
Mustelus fasciatus
Fish
Protected Fish
Sharks
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2017
-
-
Foreign
Totoaba macdonaldi
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
1979
-
-
Foreign
Sebastes ruberrimus
Fish
Protected Fish
Puget Sound/ Georgia Basin DPS
ESA Threatened
2010
Alaska
West Coast