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Monday, August 17, 2015

Grenada Endangered Species


As of August 17th, 2015, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for the island country of GRENADA in the Caribbean Sea lists 6 critically endangered species and 14 endangered species. The five critically endangered aquatic species living around the 344 square-kilometer country include the Atlantic Goliath Grouper fish, Elkhorn Coral and Staghorn Coral, Hawksbill Turtle, and Smalltooth Sawfish. The only terrestrial critically endangered species is the Grenada Dove. These doves live in the southwestern part of Grenada island and west and south of Saint George's, the capital city of Grenada. Endangered species include the American Eel, Blue Whale, Boulder Star Coral, Green Turtle and Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Grenada Bank Blindsnake, and Nassau Grouper.

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