Mountainous Star Coral
About the Species
Mountainous star coral is native to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Its color is usually pale brown but may be deep brown with fluorescent green highlights. Mountainous star coral is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
NOAA Fisheries is committed to conserving and protecting mountainous star coral. Our scientists and partners use a variety of innovative techniques to study, learn more about, and protect this species.
- Throughout Its Range
Mountainous star coral is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.