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: 2 petitioned species awaiting a 90-day finding, 14 candidate species for ESA listing, 0 proposed species for ESA listing.

Species Name
Species Category
Species, Subspecies, or DPS
Status
Year Listed
Recovery Plan
Critical Habitat
Region
Sousa chinensis taiwanensis
Dolphins & Porpoises
Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin subspecies
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2018
-
-
Foreign
Totoaba macdonaldi
Fish
Protected Fish
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
1979
-
-
Foreign
Tubastraea floreana
Invertebrates
Corals
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2015
-
-
Foreign
Phocoena sinus
Dolphins & Porpoises
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
1985
-
-
Foreign
Haliotis sorenseni
Invertebrates
Abalone
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered
2001
West Coast
Sebastes ruberrimus
Fish
Protected Fish
Puget Sound/ Georgia Basin DPS
ESA Threatened
2010
Alaska
West Coast