Bubble Coral 
 
 

Group:
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Austria, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Plerogyra discusVU-IUCN2008Asia, Austria
2. Plerogyra simplexNT-IUCN2008American Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Plerogyra sinuosaNT-IUCN2008Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic


Species/Common Names:
Plerogyra discus
Plerogyra simplex
Plerogyra sinuosa

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