NOAA Lists 20 New Coral As Threatened Under Endangered Species Act

August 28, 2014 4:57 PM

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All of the species will be listed as threatened; 15 of these coral are located in the Indo-Pacific and five in the Caribbean.

"Coral reefs are one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth, providing habitat for many marine species. Protecting and conserving these biologically rich ecosystems is essential, and the Endangered Species Act gives us the tools to conserve and recover those corals ​most in need of pro...

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