Orange Button Coral 
 
 

Scientific Name:
Scolymia vitiensis
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Doughnut Coral, Meat Coral, Artichoke Coral, Button Coral-Green
Group:
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2008
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic

Facts Summary:
The Orange Button Coral (Scolymia vitiensis) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones" and found in the following area(s): Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic. This species is also known by the following name(s): Doughnut Coral, Meat Coral, Artichoke Coral, Button Coral-Green.


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