IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

In the Indo-West Pacific, this species occurs in the Northern Indian Ocean, the Central Indo-Pacific, eastern Australia, and the oceanic west Pacific. The species has also been reported by other authors from the Indo-West Pacific including Easter Island (Reyes-Bonilla 2002, Glynn et al. 2003, Glynn et al. 2007). Solomon Islands (Veron and Turak 2006) Palau and Marianas (Randall 1995)

According to Reyes-Bonilla (2002), Colombia is the only location where Pocillopora danae is found at the Eastern Tropical Pacific region. However, this coral is not listed by Zapata and Vargas-Angel (2003). Moreover, Glynn et al. (2007), listed this species as present in the Society Islands, Tuamotus and Marquesas in French Polynesia, and at Easter Island, Chile.


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