Astreopora is a genus of corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones of concern and found in the following area(s): Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic.
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|Scientific Name||Status||Listing Date||Range|
|1.||Astreopora cucullata||VU-IUCN||2008||Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic|
|2.||Astreopora expansa||NT-IUCN||2008||Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic|
|3.||Astreopora incrustans||VU-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia|
|4.||Astreopora macrostoma||NT-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic|
|5.||Astreopora moretonensis||VU-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia, Oceanic|
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