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Endangered Species
 
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Species List:

FEDERALLY LISTED AND PROPOSED ENDANGERED, THREATENED,

AND CANDIDATE SPECIES IN NEW YORK

Shortnose sturgeon linkBog turtle linkBald eagle linkIndiana bat linkChittenango snail linkKarner blue linkMonkshood link

Common Name: Scientific Name: Status Distribution
FISHES      
Sturgeon, Shortnose* Acipenser brevirostrum E Hudson River & other Atlantic Coastal Rivers
REPTILES      
Massassauga, Eastern Sistrurus catenatus catenatus C Genesee and Onondaga Counties
Turtle, bog Clemmys [=Glyptemys] muhlenbergii T Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Genesee, Onondaga, Orange, Oswego, Putnam, Seneca, Sullivan, Ulster, Wayne, and Westchester counties
Turtle, green* Chelonia mydas T Oceanic summer visitor coastal waters
Turtle, hawksbill* Eretmochelys imbricata E Oceanic summer visitor coastal waters
Turtle, leatherback* Dermochelys coriacea E Oceanic summer resident coastal waters
Turtle, loggerhead* Caretta caretta T Oceanic summer resident coastal waters
Turtle, Atlantic ridley* Lepidochelys kempii E Oceanic summer resident coastal waters
BIRDS      
Eagle, bald Haliaeetus leucocephalus T Entire state
Plover, piping (Great Lakes Population) Charadrius melodus E Great Lakes Watershed Critical Habitat - Eastern Lake Onatrio shoreline from Salmon River (Oswego County) to Stony Point (Jefferson County)
Plover, piping (Atlantic Coast Population) Charadrius melodus T All other coastal sites in New York (Atlantic Coast)
Tern, roseate Sterna dougallii dougallii E Southeastern coastal portions of state
MAMMALS      
Bat, Indiana Myotis sodalis E Entire state
Cougar, eastern Felis concolor couguar E Entire state - probably extinct
Whale, blue* Balaenoptera musculus E Oceanic
Whale, finback* Balaenoptera physalus E Oceanic
Whale, humpback* Megaptera novaeangliae E Oceanic
Whale, right* Eubalaena glacialis E Oceanic
Whale, sei* Balaenoptera borealis E Oceanic
Whale, sperm* Physeter catodon E Oceanic
MOLLUSKS      
Snail, Chittenango ovate amber Novisuccinea chittenangoensis T Madison County
Mussel, dwarf wedge Alasmidonta heterodon E Orange County - lower Neversink River, Delaware and Sullivan Counties - Delaware River
Clubshell Pleurobema clava E Chautauqua County
Rayed bean Villosa fabalis C Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties
BUTTERFLIES      
Butterfly, Karner blue Lycaeides melissa samuelis E Albany, Saratoga, Warren and Schenectady Counties
PLANTS      
Monkshood, northern wild Aconitum noveboracense T Ulster, Sullivan, and Delaware Counties
Pogonia, small whorled Isotria medeoloides T Entire state
Swamp pink Helonias bullata T Staten Island - presumed extirpated
Gerardia, sandplain Agalinis acuta E Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Fern, American hart's-tongue Asplenium scolopendrium var. americanum T Onondaga and Madison Counties
Orchid, eastern prairie (fringed) Platanthera leucophea T Not relocated in New York
Bulrush, northeastern Scirpus ancistrochaetus E Not relocated in New York
Roseroot, Leedy's Sedum integrifolium ssp. Leedyi T West shore of Seneca Lake
Amaranth, seabeach Amaranthus pumilus T Atlantic coastal plain beaches
Goldenrod, Houghton's Solidago houghtonii T Genesee County

 

E=endangered       T=threatened        P=proposed        C=candidate

* = Except for sea turtle nesting habitat, principal responsibility for these species is vested with the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Revision Date: 8/17/05