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State Candidate Species

Include fish and wildlife species that the Department will review for possible listing as State Endangered, Threatened, or Sensitive. A species will be considered for designation as a State Candidate species if sufficient evidence suggests that its status may meet the listing criteria defined for State Endangered, Threatened, or Sensitive in WAC 232-12-297, Section 3.3: "When populations are in danger of failing, declining, or are vulnerable, due to factors including, but not restricted to, limited numbers, disease, predation, exploitation, or habitat loss or change."
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Species Status
Common Name  Scientific Name  Animal Type  State Federal
Beller's ground beetle Agonum belleri Other Insect SC none
Black Rockfish Go to page Sebastes melanops Fish SC none
Black-backed woodpecker
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Picoides arcticus Bird SC none
Black-tailed jackrabbit
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Lepus californicus Mammal SC none
Bluegray Taildropper Prophysaon coeruleum Mollusk SC none
Bocaccio rockfish Go to page Sebastes paucispinis Fish SC FE
Bog idol leaf beetle Donacia idola Other Insect SC none
Brandt's cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus Bird SC none
Brown rockfish Go to page Sebastes auriculatus Fish SC none
Bull Trout Go to page Salvelinus confluentus Fish SC FT
Burrowing owl Go to page
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Athene cunicularia Bird SC none
California floater Anodonta californiensis Mollusk SC none
California mountain kingsnake Lampropeltis zonata Reptile SC none
Canary Rockfish Go to page Sebastes pinniger Fish SC FCo
Cascade red fox
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Vulpes vulpes cascadensis Mammal SC none
Cascade torrent salamander Rhyacotriton cascadae Amphibian SC none
Cassin's auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus Bird SC none
China Rockfish Go to page Sebastes nebulosus Fish SC none
Chinook salmon (Lower Columbia) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Fish SC FT
Chinook salmon (Puget Sound) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Fish SC FT
Chinook salmon (Snake R. Fall) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Fish SC FT
Chinook salmon (Snake R. Sp/Su) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Fish SC FT
Chinook salmon (Upper Columbia Sp) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Fish SC FE
Chinquapin hairstreak Habrodais grunus herri Butterfly and Moth SC none
Chum salmon (Hood Canal Su)
   Recovery Plan
Oncorhynchus keta Fish SC FT
Chum salmon (Lower Columbia) Oncorhynchus keta Fish SC FT
Clark's grebe
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Aechmophorus clarkii Bird SC none
Columbia clubtail (dragonfly) Gomphus lynnae Other Insect SC none
Columbia oregonian Cryptomastix hendersoni Mollusk SC none
Columbia pebblesnail Fluminicola columbiana Mollusk SC none
Columbia River tiger beetle Cicindela columbica Other Insect SC none
Columbia spotted frog Rana luteiventris Amphibian SC none
Common murre Uria aalge Bird SC none
Common Sharp-tailed snake Contia tenuis Reptile SC none
Copper Rockfish Go to page Sebastes caurinus Fish SC none
Dalle's Sideband Monadenia fidelis minor Mollusk SC none
Dunn's salamander Plethodon dunni Amphibian SC none
Eulachon Thaleichthys pacificus Fish SC FT
Flammulated owl
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Otus flammeolus Bird SC none
Giant Palouse earthworm
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Driloleirus americanus Annelid SC none
Golden eagle Go to page
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Aquila chrysaetos Bird SC none
Gray-tailed vole Microtus canicaudus Mammal SC none
Great arctic Oeneis nevadensis gigas Butterfly and Moth SC FCo
Greenstriped Rockfish Go to page Sebastes elongatus Fish SC none
Harbor porpoise Phocoena phocoena Mammal SC none
Hatch's click beetle Eanus hatchi Other Insect SC none
Island Marble Go to page
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Euchloe ausonides Butterfly and Moth SC FC
Johnson's hairstreak Mitoura johnsoni Butterfly and Moth SC none
Juniper hairstreak Mitoura grynea barryi Butterfly and Moth SC none
Keen's myotis
   Annual Report/Status Review   Recovery Plan
Myotis keenii Mammal SC none
Lake Chub Couesius plumbeus Fish SC none
Leopard dace Rhinichthys falcatus Fish SC none
Leschi's Millipede Leschius mcallisteri Arthropod SC none
Lewis' woodpecker Melanerpes lewis Bird SC none
Loggerhead shrike
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Lanius ludovicianus Bird SC none
Makah copper Lycaena mariposa charlottensis Butterfly and Moth SC none
Mann's Mollusk-eating Ground Beetle Scaphinotus mannii Other Insect SC none
Merriam's shrew Sorex merriami Mammal SC none
Mountain Sucker Catostomus platyrhynchus Fish SC none
Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis Bird SC none
Olympia oyster Ostrea lurida Mollusk SC none
Olympic marmot
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Marmota olympus Mammal SC none
Oregon vesper sparrow
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Pooecetes gramineus affinis Bird SC none
Pacific clubtail Gomphus kurilis Other Insect SC none
Pacific cod (S&C Puget Sound) Gadus macrocephalus Fish SC FCo
Pacific hake (Pacific-Georgia Basin DPS Merluccius productus Fish SC FCo
Pacific Herring Clupea pallasi Fish SC none
Pileated woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus Bird SC none
Pinto (Northern) abalone Go to page Haliotis kamtschatkana Mollusk SC none
Poplar oregonian Cryptomastix populi Mollusk SC none
Preble's shrew Sorex preblei Mammal SC none
Puget blue Plebejus icarioides blackmorei Butterfly and Moth SC none
Purple martin Progne subis Bird SC none
Quillback Rockfish Go to page Sebastes maliger Fish SC none
Redstripe Rockfish Go to page Sebastes proriger Fish SC none
River lamprey Lampetra ayresi Fish SC FCo
Rocky Mountain Tailed Frog Ascaphus montanus Amphibian SC none
Sage thrasher Oreoscoptes montanus Bird SC none
Sagebrush lizard Sceloporus graciosus Reptile SC none
Sagebrush Sparrow Artemisiospiza nevadensis Bird SC none
Sand-verbena moth Copablepharon fuscum Butterfly and Moth SC none
Shepard's parnassian Parnassius clodius shepardi Butterfly and Moth SC none
Short-tailed albatross Phoebastria albatros Bird SC FE
Shortface lanx Fisherola nuttalli Mollusk SC none
Silver-bordered fritillary Boloria selene atrocostalis Butterfly and Moth SC none
Slender-billed white-breasted nuthatch
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Sitta carolinensis aculeata Bird SC none
Sockeye salmon (Ozette Lake) Oncorhynchus nerka Fish SC FT
Sockeye salmon (Snake R.) Oncorhynchus nerka Fish SC FE
Steelhead (Lower Columbia) Oncorhynchus mykiss Fish SC FT
Steelhead (Middle Columbia) Oncorhynchus mykiss Fish SC FT
Steelhead (Snake River) Oncorhynchus mykiss Fish SC FT
Steelhead (Upper Columbia) Oncorhynchus mykiss Fish SC FT
Striped whipsnake
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Masticophis taeniatus Reptile SC none
Tiger Rockfish Go to page Sebastes nigrocinctus Fish SC none
Townsend's big-eared bat
   Annual Report/Status Review   Recovery Plan
Corynorhinus townsendii Mammal SC none
Townsend's ground squirrel
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Urocitellus townsendii townsendii Mammal SC none
Umatilla dace Rhinichthys umatilla Fish SC none
Valley silverspot Speyeria zerene bremnerii Butterfly and Moth SC none
Van Dyke's salamander Plethodon vandykei Amphibian SC none
Vaux's swift
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Chaetura vauxi Bird SC none
Walleye pollock (So. Puget Sound) Theragra chalcogramma Fish SC none
Washington ground squirrel Go to page
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Urocitellus washingtoni Mammal SC none
Western grebe
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Aechmophorus occidentalis Bird SC none
Western toad Anaxyrus boreas Amphibian SC none
White-headed woodpecker
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Picoides albolarvatus Bird SC none
White-tailed jackrabbit
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Lepus townsendii Mammal SC none
Widow Rockfish Go to page Sebastes entomelas Fish SC none
Wolverine
   Annual Report/Status Review  
Gulo gulo Mammal SC FC
Yellow-billed cuckoo
   Annual Report/Status Review   Status Report  
Coccyzus americanus Bird SC FT
Yelloweye rockfish Go to page Sebastes ruberrimus Fish SC FT
Yellowtail Rockfish Go to page Sebastes flavidus Fish SC none
Yuma skipper Ochlodes yuma Butterfly and Moth SC none