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Friday, December 2, 2016

Anguilla Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for Anguilla in the Caribbean Sea lists 5 critically endangered species and 13 endangered species. Anguilla's five critically endangered species are the Elkhorn Coral, Goliath Grouper, Rondeletia anguillensis plant, Staghorn Coral, and Wide Sawfish. The Rondeletia anguillensis plant is believed to be Anguilla's only endemic plant species. Endangered species are the American Eel, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Black-Capped Petrel bird, Boulder Star Coral, Green Turtle, Guaiac Tree, Hammerhead Shark, Leeward Island Racer snake, Montastraea faveolata coral, Nassau Grouper fish, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, West Indian Iguana, and West Indian Mahogany tree.

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