Lithophyllon undulatum (Lithophyllon undulatum)

Criteria met:  Sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  93%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  France

Top Trading Partner:  Australia

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Near Threatened

EU imports in 2010 consisted of 2,201 wild-sourced, live corals imported directly from Australia for commercial purposes. The only other EU import of this species between 2000 and 2010 was the import of 670 wild-sourced, live corals, also directly from Australia, in 2009.