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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Saint Lucia Endangered Species


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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SAINT LUCIA in North America lists 1 extinct species (St. Kitts Rice Rat), 6 critically endangered species, and 16 endangered species. Black Grouper (Warsaw Grouper) fish, Elkhorn Coral, Goliath Grouper fish, Semper's Warblers, Staghorn Coral, and Wide Sawfish are critically endangered in Saint Lucia. Endangered organisms include the ones listed here: the American Eel, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Black-Capped Petrel, Boulder Star Coral, Green Turtle, Hammerhead Shark, Millepora striata coral, Nassau Grouper fish, Rough-Scaled Worm Lizard, Scalloped Hammerhead shark, Saint Lucia Racer snake (once thought to be extinct), Saint Lucia Black Finch, West Indian Mahogany tree, and White-Breasted Thrasher bird. In addition to the St. Lucia Racer and St. Lucia Black Finch, other species named after this country and the namesake saint include the Saint Lucia Amazon parrot, Saint Lucia Mullet fish, Saint Oriole, and Saint Lucia Warbler.

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