Species under Acropora
n= 176
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acropora abrolhosensis
Veron, 1985
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora abrotanoides
(Lamarck, 1816)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora aculeus
(Dana, 1846)
bottlebrush acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora acuminata
(Verrill, 1864)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora akajimensis
Veron, 1990
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora anthocercis
(Brook, 1893)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora appressa
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora arabensis
Hodgson & Carpenter, 1996
Endemic to Persian Gulf
Acropora aspera
(Dana, 1846)
green staghorn coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora austera
(Dana, 1846)
stony coral colonies Indo-Pacific
Acropora awi
Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora azurea
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Pacific Ocean
Acropora batunai
Wallace, 1997
Indo-West Pacific 100
Acropora bifurcata
Nemenzo, 1971
plating acropora coral Indo-West Pacific
Acropora branchi
Riegl, 1995
Indian Ocean
Acropora bushyensis
Veron & Wallace, 1984
bushy acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora cardenae
Wells, 1986
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora carduus
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora caroliniana
Nemenzo, 1976
Northwest Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific
Acropora cerealis
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora cervicornis
(Lamarck, 1816)
staghorn coral Western Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean
Acropora chesterfieldensis
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Pacific Ocean
Acropora clathrata
(Brook, 1891)
table coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora convexa
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora cophodactyla
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora cylindrica
Veron & Fenner, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora cytherea
(Dana, 1846)
tabling acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora danai
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
Pacific elkhorn coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora delicatula
(Brook, 1891)
Western Central Pacific
Acropora dendrum
(Bassett-Smith, 1890)
Indo-Pacific 100
Acropora derawanensis
Wallace, 1997
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora desalwii
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora digitifera
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora divaricata
(Dana, 1846)
small polyp stone coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora donei
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-Pacific
Acropora downingi
Wallace, 1999
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora echinata
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora efflorescens
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora elegans
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora elegantula
(Ortmann, 1889)
Eastern Indian Ocean
Acropora elizabethensis
Veron, 2002
Southwest Pacific
Acropora elseyi
(Brook, 1892)
bottlebrush coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora eurystoma
(Klunzinger, 1879)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora exquisita
Nemenzo, 1971
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora fastigata
Nemenzo, 1967
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora fenneri
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora filiformis
Veron, 2002
Western Central Pacific
Acropora florida
(Dana, 1846)
branch coral Indo-Pacific 25
Acropora formosa
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific 49
Acropora forskali
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Indian Ocean
Acropora gemmifera
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora glauca
(Brook, 1893)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora globiceps
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora gomezi
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora grandis
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora granulosa
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
tubular table coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora haimei
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora halmaherae
Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Western Central Pacific
Acropora hemprichii
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora hoeksemai
Wallace, 1997
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora horrida
(Dana, 1846)
blue staghorn Indo-Pacific
Acropora humilis
(Dana, 1846)
finger coral Indo-Pacific 19.8999996185303
Acropora hyacinthus
(Dana, 1846)
brush coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora indiana
Wallace, 1994
Western Central Pacific
Acropora indonesia
Wallace, 1997
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora inermis
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora insignis
Nemenzo, 1967
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora intermedia
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora irregularis
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora jacquelinae
Wallace, 1994
plating acropora Indo-West Pacific
Acropora japonica
Veron, 2002
Northwest Pacific
Acropora khayranensis
Claereboudt, 2006
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora kimbeensis
Wallace, 1999
pink-tip Acropora Indo-West Pacific
Acropora kirstyae
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora kosurini
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora lamarcki
Veron, 2002
Indian Ocean 1.5
Acropora latistella
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora lianae
Nemenzo, 1967
Indo-West Pacific 50
Acropora listeri
(Brook, 1893)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora loisetteae
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora lokani
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora longicyathus
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora loripes
(Brook, 1892)
bluetip coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora lovelli
Veron & Wallace, 1984
cats paw Indo-Pacific
Acropora lutkeni
Crossland, 1952
Indo-Pacific
Acropora macrostoma
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora magnifica
Nemenzo, 1971
Western Central Pacific
Acropora maryae
Veron, 2002
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora meridiana
Nemenzo, 1971
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora microclados
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
strawberry shortcake Acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora microphthalma
(Verrill, 1859)
small staghorn species Indo-Pacific
Acropora millepora
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
plate acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora minuta
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora mirabilis
(Quelch, 1886)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora monticulosa
(Br├╝ggemann, 1879)
Indo-Pacific 300
Acropora mossambica
Riegl, 1995
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora multiacuta
Nemenzo, 1967
white Acropora Indo-West Pacific
Acropora muricata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora nana
(Studer, 1878)
purple nana Indo-Pacific
Acropora nasuta
(Dana, 1846)
branching staghorn coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora natalensis
Riegl, 1995
Indian Ocean
Acropora navini
Veron, 2002
Western Central Pacific
Acropora nobilis
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora ocellata
(Klunzinger, 1879)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora pagoensis
Hoffmeister, 1925
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora palmata
(Lamarck, 1816)
elkhorn coral Western Atlantic
Acropora palmerae
Wells, 1954
Indo-Pacific
Acropora paniculata
Verrill, 1902
fuzzy table coral Indo-Pacific 2.5
Acropora papillare
Latypov, 1992
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora paragemmifera
Claereboudt, 2006
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora parahemprichii
Veron, 2002
Eastern Indian Ocean
Acropora parapharaonis
Veron, 2002
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora parilis
(Quelch, 1886)
purple acropora coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora pectinatus
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora pharaonis
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
acropora coral Indo-West Pacific
Acropora pichoni
Wallace, 1999
Indo-West Pacific 100
Acropora plana
Nemenzo, 1967
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora plantaginea
(Lamarck, 1816)
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora plumosa
Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora polystoma
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora prolifera
(Lamarck, 1816)
fused staghorn coral Western Atlantic
Acropora prostrata
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora proximalis
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora pruinosa
(Brook, 1893)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora pulchra
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora rambleri
(Bassett-Smith, 1890)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora retusa
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora ridzwani
Ditlev, 2003
Western Central Pacific
Acropora robusta
(Dana, 1846)
green robusta Indo-Pacific
Acropora rongelapensis
Richards & Wallace, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Acropora rosaria
(Dana, 1846)
ponape rainbow acro Indo-Pacific
Acropora roseni
Wallace, 1999
Western Indian Ocean 200
Acropora rudis
(Rehberg, 1892)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora rufus
Veron, 2002
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora russelli
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora samoensis
(Brook, 1891)
bula acropora coral Indo-Pacific
Acropora sarmentosa
(Brook, 1892)
blue sarmentosa Indo-Pacific
Acropora scherzeriana
(Br├╝ggemann, 1877)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora secale
(Studer, 1878)
purple tipped acropora Indo-Pacific
Acropora sekiseiensis
Veron, 1990
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora selago
(Studer, 1878)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora seriata
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora simplex
Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora solitaryensis
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-Pacific
Acropora sordiensis
Riegl, 1995
Western Indian Ocean
Acropora spathulata
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora speciosa
(Quelch, 1886)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora spicifera
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora squamata
Latypov, 1992
Western Central Pacific
Acropora squarrosa
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora striata
(Verrill, 1866)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora subglabra
(Brook, 1891)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora subulata
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora suharsonoi
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora sukarnoi
Wallace, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Acropora tanegashimensis
Veron, 1990
Western Pacific 1.10000002384186
Acropora tenella
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora tenuis
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora teres
(Verrill, 1866)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora tizardi
(Brook, 1892)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora torihalimeda
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora torresiana
Veron, 2002
Western Central Pacific
Acropora tortuosa
(Dana, 1846)
cali tort Indo-Pacific
Acropora tumida
(Verrill, 1866)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora turaki
Wallace, 1994
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora valenciennesi
(Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1860)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora valida
(Dana, 1846)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora variabilis
(Klunzinger, 1879)
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora variolosa
(Klunzinger, 1879)
Indo-Pacific
Acropora vaughani
Wells, 1954
Indo-Pacific
Acropora vermiculata
Nemenzo, 1967
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora verweyi
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-Pacific
Acropora walindii
Wallace, 1999
Indo-Pacific
Acropora wallacea
Veron, 1990
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora willisae
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-West Pacific
Acropora yongei
Veron & Wallace, 1984
Indo-Pacific
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