Endangered Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (40) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Alveopora spp. (6) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (2) Africa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Birdsnest Coral Africa
Blastomussa wellsi Africa
Blue Coral Africa
Bracket Coral Africa
Broad Sea Fan Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Western Sahara
Bubble Coral (1) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Austria, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cat's Eye Cynarina Coral Africa
Caulastrea spp. (2) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cauliflower Coral (4) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Closed Brain Coral Africa
Crisp Pillow Coral Africa
Crust Coral (4) Africa
Ctenella chagius British Indian Ocean Territory, Mauritius, Reunion
Cyphastrea hexasepta Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan
Echinopora spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Elegance Coral Africa
Erythrastrea flabellata Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Sudan
False Flower Coral (2) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
False Pillow Coral Africa
Fungia curvata Africa
Fungia fungites Africa
Fungia seychellensis Africa
Goniastrea spp. (7) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (8) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Grape Coral Africa
Green Torch Coral Africa
Hard Coral Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Hood Coral Madagascar
Horastrea indica Indian Ocean (Comoros), Indian Ocean (Reunion), Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania
Hydnophora Coral (2) Africa, Asia
Isopora spp. (4) Africa, Asia
Knob Coral (12) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Oceanic
Least Valley Coral Africa
Leptoseris spp. (2) Africa, Asia, Australia
Micromussa-Super Red Africa
Millepora spp. (1) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Montastrea spp. (5) Africa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Montipora spp. (23) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Moon Coral (13) Africa
Octopus Coral (2) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Open Brain Coral Africa
Orange Button Coral Africa
Organ Pipe Coral Africa
Oulophyllia spp. (2) Africa
Pachyseris spp. (1) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Parasimplastrea sheppardi Djibouti, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius, Somalia
Pavona spp. (6) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pearl Bubble Coral Africa
Pectinia spp. (2) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Platygyra spp. (5) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Plesiastrea devantieri Djibouti, Eritrea, Indian Ocean (Comoros), Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania
Porites spp. (9) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Poritipora paliformis Africa
Psammocora spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
Seriatopora aculeata Madagascar
Smooth Cauliflower Coral Africa
Starry Cup Coral (10) Africa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
Stylophora wellsi Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Madagascar, Somalia, Sudan
Symphyllia hassi Africa
Turbinaria Coral (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Wrinkle Coral Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Indian Ocean

**What corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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