North Carolina

North Carolina's Federally Endangered and Threatened Species List

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Mussels

Appalachian elktoe

Alasmidonta raveneliana

Dwarf wedgemussel

Alasmidonta heterodon

Tar River spinymussel

Elliptio steinstansana

Carolina heelsplitter

Lasmigona decorata

Littlewing pearlymussel

Pegias fabula

Fish

Shortnose sturgeon

Acipenser brevisrostrum

Spotfin chub

Cyprinella monacha

Waccamaw silverside

Menidia extensa

Cape Fear shiner

Notropis mekistocholas


Acipenser brevisrostrum
(Courtesy of http://pond.dnr.cornell.edu/nyfish/
Acipenseridae/shortnose_sturgeon.html)

Alasmidonta raveneliana