Species of Concern
listed below are monitored by the NJDEP Natural Heritage Program.
We are concerned about these species, especially for their own
survival, but also for their importance as water quality indicators.
While we are interested in all odes, we would certainly like to hear
about any sightings of the species listed below. Click
here for a report form.
The State and
Global rankings give a quick summary and overview of each species'
status, stability and abundance. Click
here for a definition of these
rankings and to learn more about the ongoing efforts of the Natural
Heritage Program. In the following table, we list the species that are currently
ranked from S1 through S3 by the NHP. Clicking on the name of
any ode will take you to the detailed page for that species.