Endangered wild species of Korea

Definition

The “endangered wild species of Korea” refers to the animal and plant species corresponding to 1 of the following items, respectively.

Ⅰ-class endangered wild species of Korea
The species that is determined by the order of the MoE in consultation with the heads of the related central government agencies among the endangered wild species whose object numbers are significantly reduced due to the natural or artificial threats.

Ⅱ-class endangered wild species of Korea
The species that is determined by the order of the MoE in consultation with the heads of the related central government agencies among the wild species that might be exposed to the danger of extinction in the near future without removal of the current threats as the object numbers have been significantly decreasing due to the natural or artificial threats.

Designation status

Designation status
Classification Tatal Mammals Birds Amphibians· Reptiles Fish Insects Invertebrates Terrestrial plants Algae Higher fungi
Total 246 20 61 7 25 22 31 77 2 1
I-class 51 11 12 2 9 4 4 9 - -
II-class 195 9 49 5 16 18 27 68 2 1