Acropora speciosa NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Acropora speciosa is a species of acroporid coral found in the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the southwest and northern Indian Ocean, the central Indo-Pacific, Southeast Asia, Japan, the East China Sea, eastern Australia and the oceanic west and central Pacific Ocean. It occurs in shallow reefs at depths of 2 to 25 metres.Acropora speciosa is hands-down one of the most exquisite species of all Acropora. This deepwater style stony coral comes to us mostly as farmed specimens from Bali Aquarium and its potential as an aquarium coral has not yet been well established.Genus: Acropora. Color: Pink, Yellow. Feeding: Photosynthetic. Flow: High. Lighting: High. Photo Courtesy of: N/A. A very finicky coral, experts only.
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Threatened||11/13/2014||National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)||Wherever found|
|11/13/2014||79 FR 67356 67359||Adding 20 Coral Species to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife|