Definitions for "Threatened species"
those species that are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future.
An animal or plant species that is likely to become endangered within the foreseeable future through all or a significant portion of its range, and that is listed in the Federal Register as a threatened species.
Flora or fauna that is listed in Schedule 3, 4 or 5 of the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995. That is, species or subspecies listed as extinct, endangered, vulnerable or rare.