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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands Biodiversity Stats

Definitions

  • Bird species, threatened: Bird species, threatened. 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, threatened: Fish species, threatened. 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.
  • Mammal species, threatened: Mammal species, threatened. 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.
  • Plant species > Higher, threatened: Plant species (higher), threatened. 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Bird species, threatened 2 2013 190th out of 209
Fish species, threatened 19 2013 118th out of 209
Mammal species, threatened 2 2013 191st out of 209
Plant species > Higher, threatened 7 2013 114th out of 209

Citation

"Turks and Caicos Islands Biodiversity Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Turks-and-Caicos-Islands/Environment/Biodiversity