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endangered species
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
A species as defined in the Endangered Species Act, that is in danger of extinction through a significant portion of its range. A species classified as threatened is likely to become an endangered species.
Definition Source
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Fish Glossary
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endangered animals
endangered birds
endangered fish
endangered herbs
endangered plants
Broader Term
threatened species
Related Term
biological assessment
conservation banking
conservation credits
endangered ecosystems
Endangered Species Act of 1973
extinct species
fish and wildlife law
genetic rescue
scientific expeditions
vulnerable species
especies en peligro de extinción
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