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.

Species Name
Species Category
Species, Subspecies, or DPS
Status
Year Listed
Recovery Plan
Critical Habitat
Region
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