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Floreana coral (Tubastraea floreana)

Status
ESA Candidate Species - throughout its range
CITES Appendix II - throughout its range

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Dendrophyllidae
Genus: Tubastraea
Species: floreana

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date

90-Day Finding on a Petition To List 23 Corals as Threatened or Endangered and Initiation of Status Review

78 FR 63941 10/25/2013
Petition to list under the ESA from WildEarth Guardians n/a 07/15/2013

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Updated: August 27, 2014

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