More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List
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More Corals to be listed on Federal Endangered Species List

We all know that Elkhorn (Acropora palmata) and Staghorn (Acropora cervicornis) have been listed as threatened on the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) since 1996, but did you know there are 64 additional species under consideration for adding this year? It’s true!  The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned NOAA to move both Elkhorn and Staghorn to Endangered status, add 5 Caribbean … Continue reading