Did you know the New England Aquarium is home to a number of threatened and endangered species?

As you make your way through the building on May 21–May 23, see if you can find some of the endangered and threatened animals in our care. Spot our signs to learn more about the threats they face and how you can help them.

How many can you find? Use the list below as a guide. 

 

Myrtle the Green Sea Turtle

Green Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas

Global Status: Endangered
State Status: Threatened

Australian Lungfish

Australian Lungfish

Neoceratodus forsteri

Global Status: Endangered

Atlantic salmon

Atlantic Salmon

Salmo salar

Global Status: Least Concern
State Status: Endangered

Leopard Whiptail

Himantura undulata

Global Status: Endangered

African penguin

African Penguin

Spheniscus demersus

Global Status: Endangered

banggai cardinal fish

Banggai Cardinalfish

Pterapogon kauderni

Global Status: Endangered

common tern

Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

Global Status: Least Concern
State Listing: Special Concern

retread loggerhead sea turtle

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Caretta caretta

Global Status: Vulnerable
State Status: Threatened


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