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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (40)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Alveopora spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, 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
Broad Sea FanAlgeria, France, Ireland, Italy, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom, Western Sahara
Bubble CoralAfrica, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cat's Eye Cynarina CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Oceanic
Caulastrea spp. (2)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, 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
Crisp Pillow CoralAfrica, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
Crust Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Ctenella chagiusBritish Indian Ocean Territory, Mauritius, Reunion
Cyphastrea hexaseptaDjibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, India, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
Echinopora spp. (4)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Elegance CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Erythrastrea flabellataDjibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, India, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen
False Flower Coral (2)Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
False Pillow CoralAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), 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
Fungia seychellensisAfrica, Asia, Europe, Oceanic
Goniastrea spp. (7)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (8)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 Torch CoralAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
Hard CoralAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Hood CoralMadagascar
Horastrea indicaIndian Ocean (Comoros), Indian Ocean (Reunion), Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania
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. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Micromussa-Super RedAfrica, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Millepora spp.Africa, Asia, Oceanic
Montastrea spp. (5)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Montipora spp. (23)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
Octopus Coral (2)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.Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
Parasimplastrea sheppardiDjibouti, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Iran, Mauritius, Oman, Pakistan, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
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. (2)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Platygyra spp. (5)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Plesiastrea devantieriDjibouti, Eritrea, Indian Ocean (Comoros), Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Oman, Somalia, Tanzania, Yemen
Porites spp. (9)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Poritipora paliformisAfrica, Asia, Europe, Oceanic
Psammocora spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, Oceanic, South America, 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
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
Stylophora wellsiDjibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Israel, Jordan, Madagascar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen
Symphyllia hassiAfrica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
Turbinaria Coral (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Wrinkle CoralAustralia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Indian Ocean
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***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.
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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