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Endangered Species In Mississippi

Mississippi has 41 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 37

Status Listing
T(S/A) Alligator, American ( Alligator mississippiensis)
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
T(S/A) Bear, American black (County range of LA b.bear) ( Ursus americanus)
T Bear, Louisiana black ( Ursus americanus luteolus)
E Clubshell, black ( Pleurobema curtum)
E Clubshell, ovate ( Pleurobema perovatum)
E Clubshell, southern ( Pleurobema decisum)
E Combshell, southern ( Epioblasma penita)
E Crane, Mississippi sandhill ( Grus canadensis pulla)
T Darter, bayou ( Etheostoma rubrum)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
T Heelsplitter, Alabama ( Potamilus inflatus)
E Manatee, West Indian ( Trichechus manatus)
T Moccasinshell, Alabama ( Medionidus acutissimus)
T Mucket, orangenacre ( Lampsilis perovalis)
E Pelican, brown (except U.S. Atlantic coast, FL, AL) ( Pelecanus occidentalis)
E Pigtoe, flat ( Pleurobema marshalli)
E Pigtoe, heavy ( Pleurobema taitianum)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Pocketbook, fat ( Potamilus capax)
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 Snake, eastern indigo ( Drymarchon corais couperi)
E Stirrupshell ( Quadrula stapes)
E Sturgeon, Alabama ( Scaphirhynchus suttkusi)
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)
T Turtle, yellow-blotched map ( Graptemys flavimaculata)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Woodpecker, red-cockaded ( Picoides borealis)

Plants -- 4

Status Listing
T Potato-bean, Price's ( Apios priceana)
E Quillwort, Louisiana ( Isoetes louisianensis)
E Pondberry ( Lindera melissifolia)
E Chaffseed, American ( Schwalbea americana)

 

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