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Note that the US Endangered Species Act legally protects species listed, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)-listed species are internationally controlled legally, while IUCN Red List species do not necessarily have legal protection.
 
U.S. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants, 50 CFR 17.11 & 17.12, Sept. 1993, Federal Register.
 
Also now available through Internet, updated lists of the Endangered Species Act, copies of the Act as amended, species maps and candidate listings.  E-mail should use R9IRMLIB@mail.fws.gov
 
World Conservation Monitoring Center. 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN Species Survival Commission, 286 pages. (Red Data Book species only.)
 
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1993. World Checklist of Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles. WCMC and Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Cambridge, UK, 991 pages (with bibliography). (CITES and Red Data Book species.)
 
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1993. World Checklist of Threatened Birds. WCMC and Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Cambridge, UK, 308 pages (with bibliography). (CITES and Red Data Book species.)
 
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1993. World Checklist of Threatened Mammals. WCMC and Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Cambridge, UK, 150 pages (with bibliography). (CITES and Red Data Book species.)
 
World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1993. Checklist of Fish and Invertebrates listed in the CITES Appendices. WCMC, 183 pages.
 
Note:  For individual country red data lists, see Regional Section, this list.  For state endangered lists, contact state wildlife departments.


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