Species List

Threatened Species

A species, population or ecological community is considered 'threatened' if in the opinion of the Fisheries Scientific Committee it is facing a high risk of extinction in NSW in the future.

There are a number of threatened categories in the Fisheries Management Act 1994. They are:

  • Vulnerable species
  • Vulnerable ecological communities
  • Endangered species
  • Endangered populations
  • Endangered ecological communities
  • Species presumed extinct
  • Critically endangered species
  • Critically endangered ecological communities

List of threatened species, populations and ecological communities

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