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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Norway Endangered Species


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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for NORWAY in Northern Europe lists 7 critically endangered species and 14 endangered species. There are no extinct species listed on IUCN's website. Norway's critically endangered species are the Balearic Shearwater, Baltic Sturgeon, Blue Skate, Blunt-Nose Rattail (Black Grenadier) fish, Boreal Felt Lichen, European Eel, and Starry Breck Lichen. Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Black Right Whales, Common Rorquals, Cortinarius osloensis mushrooms (Oslofjord area, southeastern Norway), Egyptian Eagles, Freshwater Pearl Mussels, Great Knot birds, Halibut fish, Pollack (Sei) Whales, Pygmy Blue Whales, Sandy Skates, Steppe Eagles, Violinfish, and Yellow-Breasted Bunting birds are endangered in Norway. Species named after Norway include the Norway Bullhead fish, Norway Lemming, Norway Lobster, Norway Pine, Norway Pout fish, Norwegian Goby fish, Norwegian Skate, and Norwegian Topknot fish.

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