This document serves as an interim guidance document to direct recovery efforts for 15 Indo-Pacific…
Anacropora spinosa coral
About The Species
Anacropora spinosa is a species of coral likely to be found in the Coral Triangle area (the Philippines to Timor Leste and east to the Solomon Islands). It is also confirmed to occur in southern Japan. Colonies of Anacropora spinosa have compact branches,that are pale brown in color, occasionally with white tips.
Under the Endangered Species Act, NOAA Fisheries must list threatened and endangered marine species regardless of where they are found. Anacropora spinosa is listed as threatened throughout its range under the ESA.
ESA Threatened - Foreign
- Throughout Its Range
On October 20, 2009, the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned the National Marine Fisheries…