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Hawaiian reef coral (Montipora dilatata)

  Hawaiian reef coral
Hawaiian reef coral
(Montipora dilatata)
Photo: J.E. Maragos, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Status
ESA Proposed Threatened - throughout its range
ESA Species of Concern - Hawaii (Kaneohe Bay, Midway Atoll, Maro Reef)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Acroporidae
Genus: Montipora
Species: dilatata

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Proposed Listing Determinations for 82 Reef-Building Coral Species 77 FR 73219 12/07/2012
NMFS Accepts a Petition to List 82 Corals under the Endangered Species Act (90-Day Finding on a Petition) 75 FR 6616 02/10/2010
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed n/a 11/16/2007
n/a 04/02/2007

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Updated: July 10, 2013

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