NOAA Lists 20 New Corals as Threatened Under the ESA

In total, 22 species of coral are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, including the two corals (elkhorn and staghorn) listed as threatened in 2006. Fifteen of the newly listed species occur in the Indo-Pacific and five in the Caribbean (see table on reverse for details). None are found in Hawaii…(Read the full story here)

NOAA Lists 20 Corals as Threatened Under Endangered Species Act