Goniopora stokesi (Flowerpot Coral)

Criteria met:  High volume (globally threatened)

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  39%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  United Kingdom, Germany, France, Netherlands

Top Trading Partner:  Indonesia

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Near Threatened

EU-reported imports of wild-sourced, live coral of Goniopora stokesi, all purposes, 2001-2010.

In 2010, all EU imports were wild-sourced and imported directly from Indonesia for commercial purposes. Imports were primarily live (13,188 corals), with 230 raw corals also imported. Imports of live, wild-sourced coral increased by 21% between 2009 and 2010, following two consecutive years in which imports decreased.