Euphyllia divisa (Frogspawn Coral)

Criteria met:  Sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  31%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  United Kingdom

Top Trading Partner:  Australia

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Near Threatened

EU-reported imports of wild-sourced live and raw coral of Euphyllia divisa, all purposes, 2006-2010 (minimal trade was reported prior to 2006).

All EU imports in 2010 were wild-sourced and exported directly from Australia for commercial purposes, principally comprising live coral (1,814 corals) with a smaller number of raw corals (180 pieces). Between 2009 and 2010, wild-sourced imports of live coral increased by 52%, while wild-sourced imports of raw coral increased over three-fold.