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Species Name Species Category Protected Status Region
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Green abalone illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Haliotis fulgens
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Abalone
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  • Region
    West Coast
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Pristis zijsron
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Acipenser medirostris
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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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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Reinhardtius hippoglossoides
Also Known As
Greenland halibut, Turbot, Newfoundland turbot, Blue halibut
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    Alaska
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Arctocephalus townsendi
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • ESA Threatened
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix I
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    West Coast
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Mycteroperca jordani
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Gulf sturgeon illustration. Lighter brown compared to Atlantic sturgeon. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Threatened
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Southeast
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Side-profile illustration of haddock fish with dark lateral line across body and distinguishing black blotch "thumbprint" between the line and pectoral fin. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Jack Hornady
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Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Also Known As
Scrod
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Groundfish
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
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  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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harbor porpoise illustration
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Phocoena phocoena
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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harbor seal illustration
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Phoca vitulina
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    Alaska
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
  • Region
    West Coast
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Mercenaria mercenaria
Also Known As
Hard clam, Quahog, Round clam, Chowder clam
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Clams, Mussels, Oysters
    • Farmed Seafood
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  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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Harp seal illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Pagophilus groenlandicus
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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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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Cephalorhynchus hectori
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Cystophora cristata
  • Species Category
    Seals & Sea Lions
  • MMPA Protected
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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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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Indus River dolphin illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Platanista gangetica minor
  • Species Category
    Dolphins & Porpoises
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • MMPA Protected
  • MMPA Depleted
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Mycteroperca fusca
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
    • Reef Fish
  • ESA Threatened - Foreign
  • Region
    Foreign
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Isopora crateriformis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Corals
  • ESA Threatened
  • Region
    Pacific Islands
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Jonah crab illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady
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Cancer borealis
  • Species Category
    Invertebrates
    • Crab
    • Wild-Caught Seafood
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
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Kaluga sturgeon illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady.
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Huso dauricus
  • Species Category
    Fish
    • Protected Fish
  • ESA Endangered - Foreign
  • CITES Appendix II
  • Region
    Foreign
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Lepidochelys kempii
  • Species Category
    Sea Turtles
  • ESA Endangered
  • CITES Appendix I
  • SPAW Annex II
  • Region
    New England/Mid-Atlantic
  • Region
    Southeast
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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