Pavona coral (Pavona venosa)

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Pavona venosa in coral reef habitat
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Pavona coral fact file

Pavona coral description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumCnidaria
ClassAnthozoa
OrderScleractinia
FamilyAgariciidae
GenusPavona (1)

Information on Pavona venosa is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Pavona coral status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (January, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org
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Pavona venosa in coral reef habitat  
Pavona venosa in coral reef habitat

© Jim Maragos

Jim Maragos
Pacific/Remote Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Rm 5-231
Box 50167
300 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu
HI
96850
United States of America
Tel: +1 (0) 8087929557
Fax: +1 (0) 8087929585
jim_maragos@fws.gov

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