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Environment > Endangered species > Fish species > Number: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 164 2008
2 Tanzania 138 2008
3 Mexico 114 2008
4 Indonesia 111 2008
5 Malawi 101 2008
6 Australia 84 2008
7 Madagascar 75 2008
8 Kenya 71 2008
9 China 70 2008
10 South Africa 65 2008
11 Brazil 64 2008
12 Greece 62 2008
=13 Turkey 60 2008
=13 Philippines 60 2008
15 Uganda 54 2008
16 Spain 52 2008
17 Thailand 50 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 49.71 2008
18 Malaysia 49 2008
19 Croatia 46 2008
20 Mozambique 45 2008
21 Cameroon 43 2008
=22 India 40 2008
=22 Japan 40 2008
=24 Portugal 38 2008
=24 Papua New Guinea 38 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 37.6 2008
26 United Kingdom 34 2008
=27 Italy 33 2008
=27 Albania 33 2008
=27 Vietnam 33 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 32.5 2008
30 Russia 32 2008
=31 France 31 2008
=31 Morocco 31 2008
=31 Colombia 31 2008
=31 Israel 31 2008
=31 Argentina 31 2008
=31 Sri Lanka 31 2008
37 Venezuela 29 2008
=38 Senegal 28 2008
=38 Cuba 28 2008
=38 Uruguay 28 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 27.46 2008
=41 Bosnia and Herzegovina 27 2008
=41 Syria 27 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 26.87 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 26.45 2008
=43 Canada 26 2008
=43 Somalia 26 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.85 2008
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 25 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 24.65 2008
46 Slovenia 24 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 23.64 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 23.43 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 23.34 2008
=47 Mauritania 23 2008
=47 Algeria 23 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 22.81 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 22.04 2008
=49 Belize 22 2008
=49 Pakistan 22 2008
=49 Angola 22 2008
=49 Guyana 22 2008
=49 Singapore 22 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 22 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 21.17 2008
=54 Nigeria 21 2008
=54 Gabon 21 2008
=54 Nicaragua 21 2008
=54 Namibia 21 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 20.36 2008
=58 Suriname 20 2008
=58 The Bahamas 20 2008
=58 Oman 20 2008
=58 Ukraine 20 2008
=58 Germany 20 2008
=58 Tunisia 20 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 19.61 2008
=64 Liberia 19 2008
=64 Guinea 19 2008
=64 Panama 19 2008
=64 Costa Rica 19 2008
=64 Trinidad and Tobago 19 2008
=64 Cote d'Ivoire 19 2008
=64 Honduras 19 2008
European Union average (profile) 18.46 2008
=71 Cambodia 18 2008
=71 Cape Verde 18 2008
=71 Chile 18 2008
=71 Guinea-Bissau 18 2008
=71 Burundi 18 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 17.84 2008
Europe average (profile) 17.59 2008
=76 Ghana 17 2008
=76 Bulgaria 17 2008
=76 New Caledonia 17 2008
=76 Burma 17 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 16.6 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 16.51 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 16.39 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 16.29 2008
=80 Ireland 16 2008
=80 Sierra Leone 16 2008
=80 The Gambia 16 2008
=80 Saudi Arabia 16 2008
=80 Guatemala 16 2008
=80 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16 2008
=80 Togo 16 2008
=80 Romania 16 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 15.7 2008
South Asia average (profile) 15.4 2008
=88 Dominica 15 2008
=88 Congo, Republic of the 15 2008
=88 Dominican Republic 15 2008
=88 Barbados 15 2008
=88 Ecuador 15 2008
=88 Netherlands Antilles 15 2008
=88 Lebanon 15 2008
=88 Aruba 15 2008
=88 Jamaica 15 2008
=88 Saint Lucia 15 2008
=88 Benin 15 2008
=88 Haiti 15 2008
=88 Grenada 15 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 14.97 2008
=101 Norway 14 2008
=101 Libya 14 2008
=101 Turks and Caicos Islands 14 2008
=101 Jordan 14 2008
=101 New Zealand 14 2008
=101 Eritrea 14 2008
=101 Saint Kitts and Nevis 14 2008
=101 Cayman Islands 14 2008
=101 Seychelles 14 2008
=101 Djibouti 14 2008
=101 Antigua and Barbuda 14 2008
failed states average (profile) 13.57 2008
=112 Denmark 13 2008
=112 Sudan 13 2008
=112 Equatorial Guinea 13 2008
=112 Puerto Rico 13 2008
=112 French Polynesia 13 2008
=112 Malta 13 2008
=112 Kazakhstan 13 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 12.62 2008
=119 Turkmenistan 12 2008
=119 Monaco 12 2008
=119 Bangladesh 12 2008
=119 Palau 12 2008
=119 Georgia 12 2008
=119 Maldives 12 2008
=119 Solomon Islands 12 2008
=119 Cyprus 12 2008
=119 Bermuda 12 2008
=119 Sweden 12 2008
=119 Iceland 12 2008
=130 Netherlands 11 2008
=130 Vanuatu 11 2008
=130 Virgin Islands 11 2008
=130 Mauritius 11 2008
=130 Fiji 11 2008
=130 Switzerland 11 2008
=136 Gibraltar 10 2008
=136 Peru 10 2008
=136 Marshall Islands 10 2008
=136 Kuwait 10 2008
=136 Zambia 10 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.8 2008
=141 Rwanda 9 2008
=141 Moldova 9 2008
=141 Hungary 9 2008
=141 United Arab Emirates 9 2008
=141 Guam 9 2008
=141 Azerbaijan 9 2008
=141 Tonga 9 2008
=141 Austria 9 2008
=141 Northern Mariana Islands 9 2008
=141 Belgium 9 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 8.36 2008
=151 Serbia and Montenegro 8 2008
=151 Tajikistan 8 2008
=151 American Samoa 8 2008
=151 Tuvalu 8 2008
=151 Uzbekistan 8 2008
=151 Sao Tome and Principe 8 2008
=151 Samoa 8 2008
=151 Brunei 8 2008
=159 Slovakia 7 2008
=159 El Salvador 7 2008
=159 Qatar 7 2008
=159 Kiribati 7 2008
=159 Comoros 7 2008
=164 Bahrain 6 2008
=164 Lithuania 6 2008
=164 Greenland 6 2008
=164 Laos 6 2008
=164 Latvia 6 2008
=164 Iraq 6 2008
=164 Poland 6 2008
=171 East Timor 5 2008
=171 Finland 5 2008
=171 Czech Republic 5 2008
=174 Estonia 4 2008
=174 Armenia 4 2008
=176 Swaziland 3 2008
=176 Afghanistan 3 2008
=176 Zimbabwe 3 2008
=176 Kyrgyzstan 3 2008
=176 Mayotte 3 2008
=181 Ethiopia 2 2008
=181 Botswana 2 2008
=181 Niger 2 2008
=184 Luxembourg 1 2008
=184 Lesotho 1 2008
=184 San Marino 1 2008
=184 Mongolia 1 2008
=184 Mali 1 2008
=184 Belarus 1 2008
=190 Burkina Faso 0.0 2008
=190 Central African Republic 0.0 2008
=190 Liechtenstein 0.0 2008
=190 Nepal 0.0 2008
=190 Paraguay 0.0 2008
=190 Bolivia 0.0 2008
=190 Chad 0.0 2008
=190 Bhutan 0.0 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Endangered species > Fish species > Number. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org. version (07/2008). Accessed: 28 September 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Endangered-species/Fish-species/Number

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Interesting observations about Environment > Endangered species > Fish species > Number

  • United States ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Tanzania ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Indonesia ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Mexico ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Catholic countries in 2008.
  • Greece ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Europe in 2008.
  • China ranked second for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Cold countries in 2008.
  • Australia ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2008.
  • Brazil ranked second for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2008.
  • Malawi ranked first for endangered species > fish species > number amongst Landlocked countries in 2008.
  • Spain ranked second for endangered species > fish species > number amongst European Union in 2008.
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