Near Threatened (NT)


A category on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species which indicates that a taxon has been evaluated against the Red List criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable status now, but is close to qualifying for, or is likely to qualify for, a threatened category in the near future.

Adapted from International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2012 1

Note: See reference for assessment criteria.