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Catfishes: Siluriformes - Conservation Status

endangered risk means near

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists one catfish species as Extinct, nine as Critically Endangered, six as Endangered, twenty-two as Vulnerable, and four as Lower Risk/Near Threatened. Extinct means no longer in existence. Critically Endangered means facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future. Endangered means facing very high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future. Vulnerable means facing high risk of extinction in the wild. Low Risk/Near Threatened means at risk of becoming threatened with extinction in the future. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists three catfishes as Endangered, or in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range, and two as Threatened, or likely to become endangered in the near future.

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