This following list includes federal candidate species, proposed species,
and formally listed species under the Endangered Species Act.
This list includes only those species that are presently or formerly known to
occur within Everglades National Park.
This list does not include state-listed species.
Glossary of Terms
Candidate: A species, subspecies, or isolated population (hereafter "species") not currently listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but is undergoing a preliminary review to determine status.
Proposed: A species that—following a preliminary review to determine status—is proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act as either threatened or endangered. Prior to listing a species, however, the proposal must undergo a formal public review.
Threatened: A species that—following a formal public review— is determined to be very likely to become endangered in the near future unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival
Endangered: A species that—following a formal public review—is determined to be in immediate danger of extinction unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival.