San Francisco's Endangered Species

The information below is taken from the website of the Fish & Wildlife Service

 

California Red-legged Frog          Listed Species

Listed Invertebrates

Haliotes sorenseni - White Abalone (E)

Icaricia icarioides missionensis - Mission Blue Butterfly (E)

Incisalia mossii bayensis - San Bruno Elfin Butterfly (E)

Listed Fish

Eucyclogobius newberryi - Tidewater Goby (E)

Oncorhynchus kisutch - Coho Salmon - Central CA Coast (T)

Oncorhynchus mykiss - Central California Coastal Steelhead (T)

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha - Critical habitat, winter-run Chinook Salmon (X)

Oncorhynchus tshawytscha - winter-run Chinook Salmon, Sacramento River (E)

Listed Amphibians

Rana aurora draytonii - California Red-legged Frog (T)

Listed Reptiles

Caretta caretta - Loggerhead Turtle (T)

Chelonia mydas (incl. agassizi) - Green Turtle (T)

Dermochelys coriacea - Leatherback Turtle (E)

Lepidochelys olivacea - Olive (=Pacific) Ridley Sea Turtle (T)

Listed Birds

Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus - Western Snowy Plover (T)

Diomedea albatrus - Short-tailed Albatross (E)

Haliaeetus leucocephalus - Bald Eagle (T)

Pelecanus occidentalis californicus - California Brown Pelican (E)

Rallus longirostris obsoletus - California Clapper Rail (E)

Listed Mammals

Arctocephalus townsendi - Guadalupe Fur Seal (T)

Balaenoptera borealis - Sei Whale (E)

Balaenoptera musculus - Blue Whale (E)

Balaenoptera physalus - Finback (=Fin) whale (E)

Eubalaena glacialis - Right Whale (E)

Eumetopias jubatus - Critical Habitat, Steller (=Northern) Sea-lion (X)

Eumetopias jubatus - Steller (=Northern) Sea-lion (T)

Megaptera novaeangliae - Humpback Whale (E)

Physeter catodon (=macrocephalus) - Sperm Whale (E)

Reithrodontomys raviventris - Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse (E)

Listed Plants

Arctostaphylos hookeri ssp. ravenii - Presidio (=Raven's) Manzanita (E)

Clarkia franciscana - Presidio Clarkia (E)

Hesperolinon congestum - Marin Dwarf-flax (=western flax) (T)

Lessingia germanorum - San Francisco Lessingia (E)

Green Sturgeon        Proposed Species

Proposed Fish

Acipenser medirostris - Green Sturgeon (P)

Oncorhynchus mykiss - Critical habitat, Central California coastal Steelhead (Proposed) (PX)

Oncorhynchus mykiss - Critical habitat, Central Valley Steelhead (Proposed) (PX)

Black Abalone         Candidate Species

Candidate Invertebrates

Haliotes cracherodii - Black Abalone (C)

 

 

California Horned Lizard      Species of Special Concern

 

Invertebrates of Special Concern

Adela oplerella - Opler's Longhorn Moth (SC)

Cicindela hirticollis gravida - Sandy Beach Tiger Beetle (SC)

Coelus globosus - Globose Dune Beetle (SC)

Hydrochara rickseckeri - Ricksecker's Water Scavenger Beetle (SC)

Lichnanthe ursina - Bumblebee Scarab Beetle (SC)

Fish of Special Concern

Lampetra ayresi - River Llamprey (SC)

Lampetra tridentata - Pacific Lamprey (SC)

Pogonichthys macrolepidotus - Sacramento Splittail (SC)

Spirinchus thaleichthys - Longfin Smelt (SC)

 

Amphibians of Special Concern

Rana boylii - Foothill Yellow-legged Frog (SC)

 

Reptiles of Special Concern

Clemmys marmorata marmorata - Northwestern Pond Turtle (SC)

Clemmys marmorata pallida - Southwestern Pond Turtle (SC)

Phrynosoma coronatum frontale - California Horned Lizard (SC)

 

Birds of Special Concern

Agelaius tricolor - Tricolored Blackbird (SC)

Amphispiza belli belli - Bell's Sage Sparrow (SC)

Arenaria melanocephala - Black Turnstone (SC)

Botaurus lentiginosus - American Bittern (SC)

Buteo regalis - Ferruginous Hawk (SC)

Calidris canutus - Red Knot (SC)

Chaetura vauxi - Vaux's Swift (SC)

Contopus cooperi - Olive-sided Flycatcher (SC)

Diomedia nigripes - Black-footed Albatross (SC)

Elanus leucurus - White-tailed (=Black-shouldered) Kite (SC)

Empidonax traillii brewsteri - Little Willow Flycatcher (CA)

Falco peregrinus anatum - American Peregrine Falcon (D)

Geothlypis trichas sinuosa - Saltmarsh Common Yellowthroat (SC)

Haematopus bachmani - Black Oystercatcher (SC)

Histrionicus histrionicus - Harlequin Duck (SC)

Lanius ludovicianus - Loggerhead Shrike (SC)

Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus - Black Rail (CA)

Limosa fedoa - Marbled Godwit (SC)

Melospiza melodia pusillula - Alameda (South Bay) Song Sparrow (SC)

Numenius americanus - Long-billed Curlew (SC)

Numenius phaeopus - Whimbrel (SC)

Oceanodroma homochroa - Ashy Storm-petrel (SC)

Ptychoramphus aleuticus - Cassin's Auklet (SC)

Riparia riparia - Bank Swallow (CA)

Rynchops niger - Black Skimmer (SC)

Selasphorus rufus - Rufous Hummingbird (SC)

Selasphorus sasin - Allen's Hummingbird (SC)

Sphyrapicus ruber - Red-breasted Sapsucker (SC)

Sterna elegans - Elegant Tern (SC)

Synthliboramphus hypoleucus - Xantus' Murrelet (SC)

 

Mammals of Special Concern

Corynorhinus (=Plecotus) townsendii townsendii - Pacific Western Big-eared Bat (SC)

Eschrichtius robustus - Gray Whale (D)

Eumops perotis californicus - Greater Western Mastiff-Bat (SC)

Myotis evotis - Long-eared Myotis Bat (SC)

Myotis thysanodes - Fringed Myotis Bat (SC)

Myotis volans - Long-legged Myotis Bat (SC)

Myotis yumanensis - Yuma Myotis Bat (SC)

Neotoma fuscipes annectens - San Francisco Dusky-footed Woodrat (SC)

Sorex vagrans halicoetes - Salt marsh Vagrant Shrew (SC)

 

Plants of Special Concern

Abronia umbellata ssp. umbellata - Pink Sand-Verbena (SLC)

Arabis blepharophylla - Coast Rock-Cress (SLC)

Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus - Nuttall's Milk-Vetch (SLC)

Atriplex californica - California Saltbush (SLC)

Castilleja affinis spp. affinis - Coast Indian Paintbrush (SLC)

Castilleja ambigua ssp. ambigua - Salt Marsh Owl's Clover (=Johnny-Nip) (SLC)

Castilleja exserrta ssp. latifolia - Purple Owl's-Clover (=Wideleaf Indian Paintbrush) (SLC)

Chenopodium californicum - California Goosefoot (SLC)

Chorizanthe cuspidata var. cuspidata - San Francisco Bay Spineflower (SC)

Cirsium andrewsii - Franciscan Thistle (SC)

Clarkia davyi - Davy's Clarkia (SLC)

Croton californicus - California Croton (SLC)

Erysimum franciscanum - San Francisco Wallflower (SC)

Fritillaria liliacea - fragrant fritillary (= Prairie Bells) (SC)

Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis - San Francisco (=Bluehead, Chamisso's, Dune) Gilia (SC)

Grindelia hirsutula var. maritima - San Francisco gumplant (SC)

Linanthus grandiflorus - large-flowered (=flower) linanthus (SC)

Navarretia squarrosa - skunkbush (SLC)

Orobanche californica ssp. californica - California broomrape (SLC)

Piperia elegans - coast (=elegant) rein-orchid (=piperia) (SLC)

Silene verecunda ssp. verecunda - Mission Delores (=San Francisco) campion (SC)

Spartina foliosa - Pacific cordgrass (=California cordgrass) (SLC)

Tanacetum camphoratum - dune (=camphor) tansy (SC)

Triphysaria floribunda - San Francisco owl's-clover (SC)

Triquetrella californica - California triquetrella moss (SLC)

 

Key:

  • (E) Endangered - Listed (in the Federal Register) as being in danger of extinction.
  • (T) Threatened - Listed as likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future.
  • (P) Proposed - Officially proposed (in the Federal Register) for listing as endangered or threatened.
  • (NMFS) Species under the Jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Consult with them directly about these species.
  • Critical Habitat - Area essential to the conservation of a species.
  • (PX) Proposed Critical Habitat - The species is already listed. Critical habitat is being proposed for it.
  • (C) Candidate - Candidate to become a proposed species.
  • (CA) Listed by the State of California but not by the Fish & Wildlife Service.
  • (D) Delisted - Species will be monitored for 5 years.
  • (SC) Species of Concern/(SLC) Species of Local Concern - Other species of concern to the Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office.
  • (V) Vacated by a court order. Not currently in effect. Being reviewed by the Service.
  • (X) Critical Habitat designated for this species