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threatened species
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range and which has been designated in the Federal Register by the Secretary of Interior as a threatened species. (Endangered Species Act of 1973) This includes species categorized as rare, very rare, or depleted.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17426.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17426
Used For
threatened animals
threatened birds
threatened fish
threatened herbs
threatened plants
Broader Term
biological resources
wildlife management
Narrower Term
endangered species
vulnerable species
Related Term
biological assessment
conservation banks
conservation credits
conservation status
data deficient species
Endangered Species Act of 1973
extinct species
fish and wildlife law
Spanish
especies amenazadas
Term Number
17426