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Endangered Species In New Jersey

New Jersey has 21 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 16

Status Listing
E Bat, Indiana ( Myotis sodalis)
T Eagle, bald (lower 48 States) ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
T Plover, piping (except Great Lakes watershed) ( Charadrius melodus)
E Puma, eastern ( Puma concolor couguar)
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)
E Sturgeon, shortnose ( Acipenser brevirostrum)
E Tern, roseate (northeast U.S. nesting pop.) ( Sterna dougallii dougallii)
T Tiger beetle, northeastern beach ( Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis)
T Turtle, bog (northern) ( Clemmys muhlenbergii)
E Wedgemussel, dwarf ( Alasmidonta heterodon)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)

Plants -- 5

Status Listing
T Joint-vetch, sensitive ( Aeschynomene virginica)
T Pink, swamp ( Helonias bullata)
T Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)
T Beaked-rush, Knieskern's ( Rhynchospora knieskernii)
E Chaffseed, American ( Schwalbea americana)


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