Moseleya latistellata (Moseleya latistellata)

Criteria met:  Sharp increase

Principal trade term to the EU:  live

Percentage of global trade to the EU:  85%

Principal source:  wild

Top EU importer:  France

Top Trading Partner:  Australia

CITES Appendix:  II

IUCN Status:  Vulnerable

All EU imports in 2010 were wild-sourced and imported directly from Australia for commercial purposes, comprising 3,458 live corals and 16 raw corals. No imports of the species were reported by the EU until 2008; imports increased in both subsequent years, with 164 live, wild-sourced corals imported in 2008 compared to 2,019 live wild-sourced corals imported in 2009.

The SRG formed a positive opinion for specimens from Australia on 07/10/2011, which was confirmed on 02/12/2011.