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Monday, December 5, 2016

Guadeloupe Endangered Species



The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for Guadeloupe in the Caribbean Sea lists 6 extinct species, 7 critically endangered species, and 17 endangered species. The following species are critically endangered in Guadeloupe: the Elkhorn Coral, Giant Ditch Frog, Goliath Grouper, Green Turtle, Jamaican Petrel, Staghorn Coral, and Wide Sawfish. Guadeloupe's seventeen endangered species are the American Eel, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Boulder Star Coral, Eleutherodactylus barlagnei frog, Eleutherodactylus pinchoni frog, Guaiac Tree, Hammerhead Shark, Krug's Sweetwood tree, Leeward Island Racer snake, Millepora striata coral, Montastraea faveolata coral, Nassau Grouper, Pouteria pallida tree, Scalloped Hammerhead, Terre-de-Haut Racer snake, West Indian Iguana, and West Indian Mahogany tree.

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