Ecological Services in the Caribbean
Oficina de Servicios Ecológicos del Caribe -- Southeast Region
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Caribbean Endangered and Threatened Animals

Animales amenazados y el peligro de extinción en el Caribe Lista de animales en Español, pdf

In Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands there are 74 federally protected plants and animal species, 25 animals and 49 plants.

Recovery Plans for Animals in the Caribbean 

4 amphibians
11 reptiles
9 birds (after delisting the brown pelican in 2009)
1 mammal                                

E = Endangered Species/Especies en peligro de extinción

T = Threatened Species/Especies amenazadas

T/E Scientific Name
Nombre Científico
Picture
Fotos
Common Name in English
Nombre Común en Español
Fact Sheet
Información
Amphibians/ Amfibios (4)
E Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi view Coquí llanero pdf (353 KB)
T Eleutherodactylus jasperi (HC) view Golden coquí / coquí dorado
T Peltophryne lemur

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Puerto Rican crested toad / sapo concho puertorriqueño

pdf (353 KB)

PRCT Poster

T Eleutherodactylus cooki

Male


Female

Puerto Rican rock frog / coqui guajón pdf (209 KB)
Reptiles/ Reptiles (11)
E Ameiva polops (HC) St. Croix ground lizard / Siguana de Santa Cruz
E Anolis roosevelti (HC)   Culebra giant anole / Lagartijo Gigante de Culebra pdf (252 KB)
T Caretta caretta view Loggerhead sea turtle pdf (768 KB)
T Chelonia mydas view Green sea turtle / tortuga verde / peje blanco pdf (353 KB)
T Cyclura stejnegeri (HC)

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Mona ground iguana/ iguana de Mona pdf (303 KB)
E Dermochelys coriacea (HC) view Leatherback sea turtle / tinglar pdf (350 KB)
E Epicrates inornatus

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Puerto Rican boa / boa Puertorriqueña pdf (383 KB)
E Epicrates monensis granti

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Virgin Islands tree boa / boa de Islas Vírgenes
T Epicrates monensis monensis (HC) view Mona Island boa / boa de Mona pdf (306 KB)
E Eretmochelys imbricata (HC) view Hawksbill sea turtle / carey /carey de concha pdf (344 KB)
E Sphaerodactylus micropithecus (HC) view Monito gecko / Salamanquita de monito pdf (280 KB)
Birds/ Aves (10)
E Accipiter striatus venator view Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk / falcón de sierra pdf (342 KB)
E Agelaius xanthomus (HC)

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Yellow-shouldered blackbird / mariquita pdf (374 KB)
E Amazona vittata

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Puerto Rican parrot / Iguaca / cotorra Puertorriqueña html
E Buteo platypterus brunnescens view Puerto Rican broad-winged hawk / guaraguao de bosque
E Caprimulgus noctitherus view Puerto Rican nightjar / guabairo

pdf (293 KB)

ID sheet

T Charadrius melodus view Piping plover / playero melódico pdf  (304 KB)
E Columba inornata wetmorei view Puerto Rican plain pigeon / paloma sabanera pdf (763 KB)
E Corvus leucognaphalus presumed extinct White-necked crow / cuervo pescueciblanco
R Pelecanus occidentalis view Brown pelican / pelicano pardo html
T Sterna dougalii dougalii view Roseate tern /  palometa
Mammals/ Mamíferos (5)
E Trichechus manatus

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West Indian manatee / manatí antillano pdf (385 KB)
Last updated: December 17, 2013