Galaxea (commonly known as the Octopus Coral species) 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.||Galaxea acrhelia||VU-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia|
|2.||Galaxea astreata||VU-IUCN||2008||Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic|
|3.||Galaxea cryptoramosa||VU-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia|
|4.||Galaxea fascicularis||NT-IUCN||2008||Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic|
|5.||Galaxea longisepta||NT-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia|
|6.||Galaxea paucisepta||NT-IUCN||2008||Asia, Australia, Oceanic|
Eight Species Declared Extinct But May Still be Out There1. Tasmanian Devil
The Tasmanian devil is endemic to Australia. Although this species is called tiger (named for its stripes) and wolf (due to its canid-like appearance), it is not a member of the cat or wolf family. It is a member of the marsupial family. Other members of this family include kangaroos and koala bears.
The last known Tasmanian tiger died in a zoo in Hobart, Tasmania in 1936, but there have been hundreds of unconfirmed sightings, and a reserve has been set up in Southwestern Tasmania in the hopes that possible surviving individuals can have adequate habitat.