Endangered Species - Definitions - Puerto Rico

(ll) Endangered species.-- Those species that, although not in critical danger, face a high medium-term risk of extinction in the wild. (m) Critically endangered species.-- Species that face an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the immediate future. (n) Harmful or invasive species.-- Species that the Secretary designates by means of regulations that cause or may cause economic or environmental damages, or damages to human health. (ñ) Vulnerable or endangered species.-- Those wildlife species whose population numbers are such that in the judgment of the Secretary require special attention to ensure their perpetuity in time and in the physical space in which they exist, and to be designated as such by means of regulations.

Citation: P.R. Code Ann. tit. 12, § 107(ll)-(ñ)