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Threatened and Endangered Animals of Georgia

Georgia Animals Protected by the Endangered Species Act

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Threatened and Endangered Animals of Georgia

The West Indian manatee is one of Georgia's endangered species.

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The following list is an adaptation of data published by the US FWS. Please refer to their database for the latest information about endangered species.

Threatened and endangered animals of Georgia:

Acornshell, southern (Epioblasma othcaloogensis)
Bankclimber, purple (mussel) (Elliptoideus sloatianus)
Bat, gray (Myotis grisescens)
Bat, Indiana (Myotis sodalis)
Beetle, American burying (Nicrophorus americanus)
Chub, spotfin Entire (Erimonax monachus)
Clubshell, ovate (Pleurobema perovatum)
Clubshell, southern (Pleurobema decisum)
Combshell, upland (Epioblasma metastriata)
Curlew, Eskimo (Numenius borealis)
Darter, amber (Percina antesella)
Darter, Cherokee (Etheostoma scotti)
Darter, Etowah (Etheostoma etowahae)
Darter, goldline (Percina aurolineata)
Darter, snail (Percina tanasi)
Kidneyshell, triangular (Ptychobranchus greenii)
Lioplax, cylindrical (Lioplax cyclostomaformis)
Logperch, Conasauga (Percina jenkinsi)
Manatee, West Indian (Trichechus manatus)
Moccasinshell, Alabama (Medionidus acutissimus)
Moccasinshell, Coosa (Medionidus parvulus)
Moccasinshell, Gulf (Medionidus penicillatus)
Moccasinshell, Ochlockonee (Medionidus simpsonianus)
Mussel, oyster (Epioblasma capsaeformis)
Panther, Florida (Puma concolor coryi)
Pelican, brown (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Pigtoe, oval (Pleurobema pyriforme)
Pigtoe, southern (Pleurobema georgianum)
Plover, piping (Charadrius melodus)
Pocketbook, finelined (Lampsilis altilis)
Pocketbook, shinyrayed (Lampsilis subangulata)
Riversnail, Anthony's (Athearnia anthonyi)
Salamander, flatwoods (Ambystoma cingulatum)
Sea turtle, green (Chelonia mydas)
Sea turtle, hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Sea turtle, Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Sea turtle, leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea)
Sea turtle, loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Shiner, blue (Cyprinella caerulea)
Snake, eastern indigo (Drymarchon corais couperi)
Stork, wood (Mycteria americana)
Sturgeon, gulf (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi)
Sturgeon, shortnose (Acipenser brevirostrum)
Three-ridge, fat (Amblema neislerii)
Whale, finback (Balaenoptera physalus)
Whale, humpback (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Whale, right (Balaena glacialis (incl. australis))
Wolf, gray (Canis lupus)
Woodpecker, red-cockaded (Picoides borealis)

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