List of Threatened Species
Threatened Species Lists A-Z
Threatened Live Bearing Seastar
(Patiriella vivipara). Photo: S Bryant
Species listed under Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995
Process for Listing Threatened Species
Threatened Flora within Catchments and Local Government Areas
Threatened Species Protection Act 1995. As nominations are being received all the time, the species or their status may have already changed. Where available, these lists contain links to listing statements and recovery plans.
More than 600 species of plant and animal are currently threatened in Tasmania and are listed on the Schedules of the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995.
Threatened species are classified into three levels in Tasmania to reflect their risk of extinction. These are endangered, vulnerable or rare. Definitions of these terms are outlined in our What These Terms Mean web page.
More information on Tasmania's approach to conserving Tasmania's threatened species can be obtained from the Threatened Species Strategy.
above. For similar information on threatened fauna species, see the Threatened Fauna Handbook.
Contact: Threatened Species Section - EnquiriesThreatened Species and Marine Section
3rd floor, 134 Macquarie Street
(GPO Box 44 Hobart 7001)
HOBART TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4340
Fax: 03 6233 3477
Department switchboard: 1300 368 550 (local call cost within Australia)
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