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Species Name Species Category Protected Status Region
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Acropora globiceps
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora jacquelineae
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora retusa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Acropora speciosa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Mesoplodon densirostris
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Balaenoptera musculus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Left-facing illustration of Bryde's whale. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Balaenoptera edeni
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Nautilus pompilius
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Other
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Tursiops truncatus
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of pink snapper also known as opakapaka.
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Pristipomoides filamentosus
Also Known As
Opakapaka, Hawaiian pink snapper
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Ziphius cavirostris
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Kogia sima
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Euphyllia Paradivisa coral illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Euphyllia paradivisa
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Profile drawing of False Killer Whale
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Pseudorca crassidens
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Illustration of fin whale.
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Balaenoptera physalus
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Lagenodelphis hosei
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
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Hippopus spp.
Also Known As
Horse's hoof clam, Bear paw clam
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
  • ESA Candidate
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Tridacna spp.
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
  • ESA Candidate
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Manta birostris
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex III
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
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Left-facing green turtle illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Chelonia mydas
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Neomonachus schauinslandi
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Eretmochelys imbricata
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
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Humpback whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
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Megaptera novaeangliae
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Isopora crateriformis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Drawing of a killer whale in profile
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Orcinus orca
Also Known As
Orca
  • Species Category
    Whales
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast