Welcome to the SANBI Species Status Database
This website provides a centralised storage location for information on the status
of South African species. The database provides basic information pertaining to
the relevant species such as descriptions of their habitat, common names and distribution
ranges. Amongst others, it will provide information on the status of species under
the various legislation that govern species in South Africa as well as IUCN red
data list assessments of the conservation status of species. For more information
on the legislation governing species in South Africa and IUCN red data list assessments
click on the Background tab on the left of the page.
How to access the data
To find information on a specific species or on a group of species that possess
certain characteristics or have a certain legal or conservation status, click on
the Search tab on the left of the page.