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**Hawaiian species are listed separately.

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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Common Name Range ***
Acropora Coral (44)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Central America, Europe, Gulf of Mexico, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Agassiz's CoralAsia, Australia, Central America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Alveopora spp. (6)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Astreopora spp. (3)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
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
Bubble Coral (2)Africa, 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.Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Cauliflower Coral (3)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, 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 (3)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Echinopora spp. (4)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Elliptical Star CoralCentral America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Euphyllia yaeyamaensisAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
False Flower CoralAsia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), 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
Goniastrea spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Goniopora spp. (4)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
Hydnophora Coral (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Isopora spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Knob Coral (7)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
Leptoseris spp. (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Lobophyllia spp. (2)Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Micromussa-Super RedAfrica, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Millepora spp.Central America, North America, South America
Montastraea spp. (3)Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Montastrea spp. (4)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Montipora spp. (22)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Moon Coral (7)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Ocellated CoralAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Octopus Coral (2)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), 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)
Paraclavarina triangularisAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pavona spp. (5)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. (4)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Pillar CoralCentral America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
Platygyra spp. (3)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. (11)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Psammocora spp. (5)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, Oceanic, South America, United States/US Territory
Rough Cactus CoralCentral America, North America (including United States), South America
Seriatopora dendriticaAustralia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Thailand
Smooth Cauliflower CoralAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America
Starlet Sea AnemoneCanada, United Kingdom, United States
Starry Cup Coral (4)Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceans
Tongue CoralAsia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Turbinaria Coral (5)Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
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**Hawaiian species are listed separately.

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

The North 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 North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones of the Gulf of Maine.
 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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