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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Cauliflower Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Elliptical Star CoralCentral America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Floreana CoralEcuador (Galapagos Islands)
Fungia curvataAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
Galapagos CoralEcuador (Galapagos Islands)
Knob Coral (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Lamarck's Sheet CoralCentral and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
Large Ivory CoralCentral America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Millepora spp.Central America, North America, South America
Montastraea spp. (3)Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Montipora spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Pillar CoralCentral America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
Porites spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Psammocora spp.Africa, Asia, Central America, Mexico, Oceanic, South America, United States/US Territory
Rough Cactus CoralCentral America, North America (including United States), South America
Thin Leaf Lettuce CoralCentral America (including United States Territories), South America
Wellington's Solitary CoralEcuador (Galapagos Islands)
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***What corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones are listed here?:

The South America 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 part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones dwelling in the Amazon Basin.
In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

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 Us page.



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