Nebraska has 30 species listed at Threatened or Endangered. Some of these species, like the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, are only found in Nebraska. Others, like the Northern Long-eared Bat, are found across the eastern United States, but are declining rapidly. 


Click on an image to learn more about each species. 

Pallid Sturgeon
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine /NGPC
Blacknose Shiner
Lake Sturgeon
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine/NGPC
Topeka Shiner
photo credit Konrad Schmidt, Minnesota DNR
Northern Redbelly Dace
photo credit, Philina English, Queensland University Biological Station
Finescale Dace
photo credit NEBRASKAland Magazine/NGPC
Sturgeon Chub
photo credit David Ostendorf
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