Anacropora coral (Anacropora spinosa)

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Anacropora coral fact file

Anacropora coral description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumCnidaria
ClassAnthozoa
OrderScleractinia
FamilyAcroporidae
GenusAnacropora (1)

Information on Anacropora spinosa is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Anacropora coral status

Anacropora spinosa is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (February, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Anacropora spinosa, showing branch formation  
Anacropora spinosa, showing branch formation

© Charlie Veron / From Coral ID (Veron and Stafford-Smith, 2002)

Charlie (J.E.N) Veron
j.veron@coralreefresearch.com
http://www.coralreefresearch.org/

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