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Endangered Species In Louisiana

Louisiana has 28 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 24

Status Listing
T(S/A) Alligator, American ( Alligator mississippiensis)
T(S/A) Bear, American black (County range of LA b.bear) ( Ursus americanus)
T Bear, Louisiana black ( Ursus americanus luteolus)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
T Heelsplitter, Alabama ( Potamilus inflatus)
E Manatee, West Indian ( Trichechus manatus)
E Mucket, pink ( Lampsilis abrupta)
T Pearlshell, Louisiana ( Margaritifera hembeli)
E Pelican, brown (except U.S. Atlantic coast, FL, AL) ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
T Sea turtle, green (except where endangered) ( Chelonia mydas)
E Sea turtle, hawksbill ( Eretmochelys imbricata)
E Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley ( Lepidochelys kempii)
E Sea turtle, leatherback ( Dermochelys coriacea)
T Sea turtle, loggerhead ( Caretta caretta)
T Sturgeon, Gulf ( Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi)
E Sturgeon, pallid ( Scaphirhynchus albus)
E Tern, least (interior pop.) ( Sterna antillarum)
T Tortoise, gopher (W of of Mobile/Tombigbee Rs.) ( Gopherus polyphemus)
T Turtle, ringed map ( Graptemys oculifera)
E Vireo, black-capped ( Vireo atricapillus)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 4

Status Listing
T Geocarpon minimum (No common name)
E Quillwort, Louisiana ( Isoetes louisianensis)
E Pondberry ( Lindera melissifolia)
E Chaffseed, American ( Schwalbea americana)


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