Protected Resources Division

Listed Corals in the Indo-Pacific and their U.S. Jurisdiction

Click on the species below for species-specific biological, spatial, and demographic information. Currently, a total of 7 listed corals occur in U.S. Pacific jurisdiction, 6 of these corals occur in American Samoa, 2 of these corals occur in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), 3 of these corals occur in Guam, and 3 of these corals occur in the Pacific Remote Island Areas (PRIA). No listed corals occur in Hawaii. Other listed coral species may also occur in these jurisdictions but have not yet been reported so the species in each area may change as more reliable information becomes available. Geographic range and Relative Localized Abundance information is summarized from Veron (2014, pdf 6.8MB).

Threatened Indo-Pacific corals confirmed in U.S. Pacific jurisdiction:
         

Acropora globiceps
Occurs in American
Samoa, CNMI,
Guam, and PRIA
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora jacquelineae Occurs in
American Samoa Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora retusa
Occurs in American Samoa, Guam, and PRIA
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora speciosa Occurs in American
Samoa and PRIA Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Euphyllia paradivisa Occurs in
American Samoa
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

     

Isopora crateriformis
Occurs in
American Samoa
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Seriatopora aculeata
Occurs in
CNMI and Guam
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

     
         
NEW! - Field identification guide for threatened U.S. Pacific corals
 
Threatened Indo-Pacific corals not confirmed in U.S. Pacific jurisdiction:
(these species could still be involved in import, export, and foreign commerce)
         

Acropora lokani
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora pharaonis
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora rudis
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Acropora tenella
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Anacropora spinosa
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

   

Montipora australiensis
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Pavona diffluens
Threatened on
October 10, 2014

Porites napopora
Threatened on
October 10, 2014