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Descriptor in English: Endangered Species
Descriptor in Spanish: Especies en Peligro de Extinción
Descriptor in Portuguese: Espécies em Perigo de Extinção
Descriptor in French: Espèce en voie de disparition
Entry term(s): Species, Endangered
Species, Threatened
Threatened Species
Tree number(s): B01.050.050.565
G16.500.275.157.049.250
J01.256.214
N06.230.080.200
N06.230.124.049.250
SP4.077.603.199.825
Scope note: An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
History Note: 2010
See also the descriptors: Ecological Equilibrium DeCS
Extinction, Biological MeSH
Natural Resources Exploitation DeCS
DeCS UI: 32457
Descriptor UI: D056727
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Endangered Species - Preferred
Concept UI M0528874
Scope note An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.
Preferred term Endangered Species
Entry term(s) Species, Endangered
Threatened Species - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0528875
Scope note An animal or plant species likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future.
Preferred term Threatened Species
Entry term(s) Species, Threatened



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