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Threatened and Endangered Species

The Rio Grande Silvery Minnow

New Mexico Listed and Sensitive Species Lists

Region 2 (Southwest) Endangered Species Lists

To conserve, enhance, and protect endangered and threatened species and the ecosystems upon which they depend in New Mexico through cooperation with other agencies and the people of the State.


The Mexican Spotted Owl

Threatened means that a species is likely to become endangered if it is not protected.

Endangered means that a species is in immediate danger of becoming extinct and needs protection to survive.

Plants and animals become threatened or endangered due to:

  • Loss of home or habitat
  • Illegal or unregulated hunting or collection
  • Competition with other, non-native species
  • Pollution

  • USFWS Critical Habitat Mapper for Threatened & Endangered Species
    ArcIMS GIS Web Site
  • Endangered Species Program
    Endangered Species Information
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