Endangered Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of Antarctica
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Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (62) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Alveopora spp. (8) Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (4) Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Birdsnest Coral Oceanic
Blue Coral Oceanic
Cat's Eye Cynarina Coral 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 Oceanic
Diploastrea Brain Coral Oceanic
Echinopora spp. (6) Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Elliptical Star Coral Oceanic
False Flower Coral (3) Africa, Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Fungia fungites Oceanic
Goniastrea spp. (5) Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (9) Asia, Oceanic
Grape Coral Oceanic
Green Hammer Coral Oceanic
Green Torch Coral Antarctica
Hydnophora Coral (2) Asia, Oceanic
Isopora spp. (4) Asia, Oceanic
Knob Coral (11) Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
Large Ivory Coral Oceanic
Millepora spp. (3) Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Montastraea spp. (1) Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Montipora spp. (30) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
Moon Coral (10) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Octopus Coral (3) Asia, Australia, Oceanic
Open Brain Coral Oceanic
Organ Pipe Coral Oceanic
Oulophyllia spp. (1) Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pavona spp. (6) Africa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, Oceanic
Porites spp. (15) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Mexico, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Seriatopora stellata Oceanic
Smooth Cauliflower Coral Antarctica
Starry Cup Coral (10) Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceans


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

The Antarctica 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 Antarctica.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of the oceans that travel to the Antarctic (Southern) Oceans.

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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