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Friday, October 28, 2016

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Endangered Species


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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES in North America lists 1 extinct species (St. Vincent Pygmy Rice Rat), 7 critically endangered species, and 14 endangered species. Black Grouper (Warsaw Grouper) fish, Elkhorn Coral, Goliath Grouper fish, Saint Vincent Blacksnakes, Staghorn Coral, and Wide Sawfish are critically endangered in Saint Vincent the Grenadines. Endangered organisms include the American Eel, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Black-Capped Petrel, Boulder Star Coral, Green Turtle, Grenada Worm Snake, Guaiac Tree, Hammerhead Shark, Nassau Grouper, Pristimantis shrevei frog, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, West Indian Mahogany tree, and Whistling Warbler.

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