What species are federally protected?

What species are federally protected?


Scientific Name Common Name Federal Listing Status
Accipiter striatus venator Puerto Rican sharp-shinned hawk Endangered
Achatinella spp. Oahu tree snails Endangered
Acinonyx jubatus Cheetah Endangered
Acipenser brevirostrum Shortnose sturgeon Endangered

What species are under Cites?

They include some whole groups, such as primates, cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises), sea turtles, parrots, corals, cacti and orchids. But in some cases only a subspecies or geographically separate population of a species (for example the population of just one country) is listed.

What are the most threatened species?

10 of the world’s most endangered animals

  • Javan rhinoceros. An older Vietnamese stamp illustrates the Javan rhinoceros (Shutterstock)
  • Vaquita.
  • Mountain gorillas.
  • Tigers.
  • Asian elephants.
  • Orangutans.
  • Leatherback sea turtles.
  • Snow leopards.

What are the 10 endangered plants in the Philippines?

List of Critically Endangered species in Philippines

scientific_name common_name category
Rafflesia magnifica CR
Bubalus mindorensis Tamaraw CR
Dicaeum quadricolor Cebu Flowerpecker CR
Cycas curranii Curran’s Pitogo CR

What is the federal endangered list?

On the federal level, the endangered species list is managed under the Endangered Species Act. When a species is given ESA protection, it is said to be a “listed” species. Many additional species are evaluated for possible protection under the ESA, and they are called “candidate” species.

What are the 3 components of CITES?

CITES works by subjecting international trade in specimens of selected species to certain controls. All import, export, re-export and introduction from the sea of species covered by the Convention has to be authorized through a licensing system.

What CITES example?

Examples of species on CITES Appendix I are tigers, Asian elephants, chimpanzees, humpback whales, sun bears, scarlet macaws, sea turtles, Brazilian rosewood, giant tropical pitcher plants, and Asian tropical lady’s slipper orchids.

What is the meaning of Daubenton Tonia?

Daubentonia madagascariensis under-tongue (Lyssa), which is used to keep the space between the lower incisors clean. In Tarsius the sublingua is shaped more simply and lacks the serration of the sublingua of lemurs.

What is the scientific name for a black duck?

Alphabetical List of Duck Species Sorted by Common Name 1 African Black Duck ( Anas sparsa). 2 African Pygmy-Goose ( Nettapus auritus). 3 American Black Duck ( Anas rubripes). 4 American White-Winged Scoter ( Melanitta deglandi). 5 American Wigeon ( Anas americana). 6 Andean Teal ( Anas andium). 7 Asian White-Winged Scoter ( Melanitta stejnegeri).

How many different types of ducks are there?

In addition to the wild duck species that are officially recognized by birders and ornithologists, there are dozens of domestic duck breeds that might show up in urban or suburban areas, such as: 1 Aylesbury ducks 2 Bali ducks 3 Blue Swedish ducks 4 Indian runner ducks 5 Magpie ducks 6 Muscovy ducks (domestic stock) 7 Pekin ducks 8 Saxony ducks

What kind of bird is duck?

The Spruce / jskbirds Ducks are familiar and widespread birds that can be found in nearly every river, lake, pond, and even ocean in the world, missing only from Antarctica. While most ducks share many characteristics and they are all members of the Anatidae bird family, the exact number of species varies depending on how each bird is classified.