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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (66)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Agassiz's CoralAsia, Australia, Central America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Alveopora spp. (10)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (5)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Australogyra zelliAustralia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Australomussa rowleyensisAustralia, Cambodia, China, Federated States of Micronesia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Barabattoia laddiAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Birdsnest CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Blastomussa wellsiAfrica, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
Blue CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Bracket CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Branching Anchor CoralAsia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
Branching Frogspawn CoralAmerican Samoa, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Thailand
Bubble Coral (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cantharellus noumeaeAustralia, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea
Cat's Eye Cynarina CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
Caulastrea spp. (3)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cauliflower Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Closed Brain CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Crust Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Echinomorpha nishihiraiAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Echinophyllia costataAsia, Australia
Echinopora spp. (5)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Elegance CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Euphyllia paraglabrescensIndonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines
Euphyllia yaeyamaensisAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
False Flower Coral (4)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
False Pillow CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Fraggle Reef Alien EyeAustralia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand
Free-living Stony CoralAsia, Australia, Oceanic
Frogspawn CoralAsia, Australia, Oceanic
Fungia curvataAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
Fungia fungitesAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Giant Star CoralAsia, Australia
Goniastrea spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (9)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Grape CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Green Hammer CoralAsia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
Green Torch CoralAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
Halomitra clavatorIndonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands
Hard CoralAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Hydnophora Coral (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Isopora spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Knob Coral (12)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Least Valley CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Leptoseris spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Lobophyllia spp. (5)Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Micromussa-Super RedAfrica, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Millepora spp. (3)American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Oceanic
Montastrea spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Montipora spp. (41)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Moon Coral (13)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Mycedium steeniAustralia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
Nemenzophyllia Fox CoralAustralia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand
Ocellated CoralAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Octopus Coral (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Open Brain CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Orange Button CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Organ Pipe CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Oulophyllia spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pachyseris spp. (3)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Palauastrea ramosaAustralia, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Paraclavarina triangularisAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pavona spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pearl Bubble CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pectinia spp. (8)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Platygyra spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Polyphyllia novaehiberniaeAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Porites spp. (21)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Psammocora spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
Seriatopora aculeataAustralia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Seriatopora dendriticaAustralia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand
Seriatopora stellataAsia, Australia, Europe, Oceanic
Smooth Bum CoralAsia, Australia
Smooth Cauliflower CoralAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
Starry Cup Coral (10)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
Stone-leaf CoralAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Symphyllia hassiAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Thorn CoralAustralia, China, Cocos Island, Indian Ocean (Christmas Island), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
Tongue CoralAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Turbinaria Coral (8)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Whisker CoralAustralia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam
Wrinkle CoralAustralia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Indian Ocean
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***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).
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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