Endangered Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of Australia
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Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (66) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Agassiz's Coral Australia
Alveopora spp. (10) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (5) Australia
Australogyra zelli Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Australomussa rowleyensis Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Barabattoia laddi Australia
Birdsnest Coral Australia
Blastomussa wellsi Australia
Blue Coral Australia
Bracket Coral Australia
Branching Anchor Coral Australia
Branching Frogspawn Coral Australia
Bubble Coral (2) Asia, Australia, Austria
Cantharellus noumeae Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea
Cat's Eye Cynarina Coral Australia
Caulastrea spp. (3) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Cauliflower Coral (4) Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
Closed Brain Coral Australia
Crust Coral (4) Australia
Diploastrea Brain Coral Australia
Echinomorpha nishihirai Australia
Echinophyllia costata Australia
Echinopora spp. (5) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Elegance Coral Australia
Euphyllia paraglabrescens Papua New Guinea
Euphyllia yaeyamaensis Australia
False Flower Coral (4) Australia
False Pillow Coral Australia
Fraggle Reef Alien Eye Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Free-living Stony Coral Australia
Frogspawn Coral Australia
Fungia curvata Australia
Fungia fungites Australia
Giant Star Coral Australia
Goniastrea spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (9) Asia, Australia
Grape Coral Australia
Green Hammer Coral Australia
Green Torch Coral Australia
Halomitra clavator Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Hydnophora Coral (2) Asia, Australia
Isopora spp. (4) Asia, Australia
Knob Coral (12) Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
Least Valley Coral Australia
Leptoseris spp. (4) Australia
Lobophyllia spp. (5) Australia
Micromussa-Super Red Australia
Millepora spp. (3) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Montastrea spp. (6) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
Montipora spp. (41) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
Moon Coral (13) Australia
Mycedium steeni Australia
Nemenzophyllia Fox Coral Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Ocellated Coral Australia
Octopus Coral (6) Australia
Open Brain Coral Australia
Orange Button Coral Australia
Organ Pipe Coral Australia
Oulophyllia spp. (2) Australia
Pachyseris spp. (3) Australia
Palauastrea ramosa Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Paraclavarina triangularis Australia
Pavona spp. (6) Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
Pearl Bubble Coral Australia
Pectinia spp. (8) Africa, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
Platygyra spp. (6) Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Polyphyllia novaehiberniae Australia
Porites spp. (21) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Mexico, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), South America
Psammocora spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Mexico, Oceanic, South America, United States/US Territory
Seriatopora aculeata Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Seriatopora dendritica Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Seriatopora stellata Australia
Smooth Bum Coral Australia
Smooth Cauliflower Coral Australia
Starry Cup Coral (10) Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East
Stone-leaf Coral Australia
Symphyllia hassi Australia
Thorn Coral Australia, Indian Ocean (Christmas Island), Papua New Guinea
Tongue Coral Australia
Turbinaria Coral (8) Australia
Whisker Coral Australia, Papua New Guinea
Wrinkle Coral Australia

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

The Australia 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 region found on the Australian continent and any nearby islands.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones that dwell in or travel to New Zealand and any nearby islands.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones that dwell in Papua New Guinea and nearby islands (east of Indonesia).

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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