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New Zealand

New Zealand Endangered species Stats

Definitions

  • Bird species: Birds are listed for countries included within their breeding or wintering ranges. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Fish species > Number: Fish species are based on Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Higher plant species > Number: Higher plants are native vascular plant species. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Mammal species > Number: Mammal species are mammals excluding whales and porpoises. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Bird species 69 2008 8th out of 197
Fish species > Number 14 2008 107th out of 197
Higher plant species > Number 21 2008 67th out of 197
Mammal species > Number 8 2008 100th out of 197

SOURCES: United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species.; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org. version (07/2008). Accessed: 28 September 2008.

Citation

"New Zealand Endangered species Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/New-Zealand/Environment/Endangered-species