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Friday, July 29, 2016

Montenegro Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for MONTENEGRO (Montenegrin: Crna Gora) in Southeastern Europe lists 1 extinct species (Chondrostoma scodrense fish), 15 critically endangered species, and 30 endangered species. Montenegro's critically endangered species include the Adriatic Sturgeon, Balearic Shearwater, Blue Skate, European Eel, European Mink, Monkfish, Northern Bald Ibis, Slender-billed Curlew bird, and Vinodolia matjasici freshwater snail. The aforementioned snail species is only found in a spring near the village of Lipovik and Lake Skadar (Scutari). Albanian Water Frog, Adriatic Salmon, Blackchin Guitarfish, Bushy Coral, Giant Devil Ray, Huchen fish, Rough Ray, Sandy Skate, White-footed Crayfish, and other species are endangered in Montenegro. Access my Montenegro post for more information about this republic!

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