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Middle Eastern and North Africa: Environment > 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 MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN TOTAL MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN AVERAGE DATES
Bird species 9.2
73% less than average
2008
Fish species > Number 16.6
27% less than average
2008
Higher plant species > Number 1
55 times less than average
2008
Mammal species > Number 10.73
44% less than average
2008

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