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Endangered Species In Rhode Island

Rhode Island has 16 threatened and endangered plant and animal species.

Animals -- 14

Status Listing
E Beetle, American burying ( Nicrophorus americanus)
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)
E Whale, finback ( Balaenoptera physalus)
E Whale, humpback ( Megaptera novaeangliae)
E Whale, right ( Balaena glacialis)

Plants -- 2

Status Listing
E Gerardia, sandplain ( Agalinis acuta)
T Pogonia, small whorled ( Isotria medeoloides)

 

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