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Near Threatened

IUCN conservation category

Near Threatened (NT) is a conservation status given to species or lower taxa that may be threatened with extinction in the near future. However, it does not mean that the species is threatened.[1]

Conservation status
Risk of extinction
Extinction

Extinct
Extinct in the Wild

Threatened

Critically Endangered
Endangered
Vulnerable
Threatened

Lower risk

Conservation Dependent
Near Threatened
Least Concern

Related pages

World Conservation Union
IUCN Red List

Diagram of Near Threatened in relation to other IUCN categories.

The Near Threatened taxa usually includes the Vulnerable species.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Guidelines for Using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, PDF" (PDF). IUCN Standards and Petitions Subcommittee. May 2010. p. 8. Retrieved 2012-08-10.

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