Lobophyllia hemprichii

In 2013, wild-sourced imports solely consisted of live corals imported from Australia for commercial purposes. Imports of live, wild-sourced corals reported as L. hemprichii increased from 81 in 2012 to 4 415 in 2013 (representing more than a 50 fold increase), to their second highest level over the period 2004-2013. Imports of live, wild-sourced Lobophyllia spp. reported at the genus level in 2013 decreased by 9% relative to 2012.