Table 1.

Current Red List Categories for reef-building coral species by family. Percentages in threatened categories (Thr) include all non–data-deficient species listed as VU, EN, or CR, whereas Near Threatened and threatened (NT + Thr) include all non–data-deficient species listed as NT, VU, EN, or CR.

FamilyDDLCNTVUENCRTotal speciesNT + ThrThr
Acroporidae 81 54 42 85 7 2 271 71.6% 49.5%
Agariciidae 3 26 5 11 45 38.1% 26.2%
Astrocoeniidae 4 9 1 1 15 18.2% 9.1%
Caryophylliidae 3 3 0.0% 0.0%
Dendrophylliidae 1 4 3 7 15 71.4% 50.0%
Euphylliidae 3 5 9 17 100.0% 64.3%
Faviidae 5 43 57 22 3 130 65.6% 20.0%
Fungiidae 2 32 5 5 2 46 27.3% 15.9%
Helioporidae 1 1 100.0% 100.0%
Meandrinidae 3 4 2 1 10 42.9% 42.9%
Merulinidae 1 7 3 1 12 36.4% 9.1%
Milleporidae 2 8 1 2 2 1 16 42.9% 35.7%
Mussidae 7 21 12 11 1 52 53.3% 26.7%
Oculinidae 6 3 3 4 16 70.0% 40.0%
Pectiniidae 5 12 6 5 1 29 50.0% 25.0%
Pocilloporidae 2 15 5 7 2 31 48.3% 31.0%
Poritidae 10 40 20 25 5 1 101 56.0% 34.1%
Rhizangiidae 1 1 0.0% 0.0%
Siderastreidae 6 15 6 4 1 32 42.3% 19.2%
Trachyphyliidae 1 1 100.0% 0.0%
Tubiporidae 1 1 100.0% 0.0%
Total 141 297 176 201 25 5 845