Alcyonium glomeratum (Hassall, 1843)

AphiaID: 132159

red sea fingers

Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniina (Suborder) > Alcyoniidae (Family)

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Identifying features

  • Lóbulos com formas irregulares.
  • Lóbulos até 30 cm de altura.
  • Lóbulos esguios, não ultrapassando 2 cm de largura.
  • Cor vermelha ou ferruginosa.
  • Pólipos sempre brancos.

Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

Alcyonidium glomeratum Hassell, 1843

International References

Pizzolla, P.F 2008. Alcyonium glomeratum Red sea fingers. In Tyler-Walters H. and Hiscock K. (eds) Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Reviews, [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Available from: http://www.marlin.ac.uk/species/detail/1503

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. [details]

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 104-105 [details]

original description Hassall A.H. (1843). Remarks on three species of marine zoophytes. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 11: 111-113., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19570#page/131/mode/1up [details]

additional source L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. [details]

additional source L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. [details]

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A.; Lafargue, F. (1966). Quelques Alcyonaires des Iles de Glenan. Bulletin de la Museum Nationale d’Histoire naturelle Paris, Ser. 2. 38(4): 456-460. [details]

additional source Thomson, J.S. (1921). South African Alcyonacea. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa. 9(2): 149-175, plates 5-6. [details]

additional source Hickson, S.J.; Hiles, I.L. (1900). The Stolonifera and Alcyonacea collected by Dr. Willey in New Britain, etc. Zoological results based on material from New Britain, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and elsewhere, collected during the years 1895, 1896, and 1897. 4: 493-508, plates 50-51., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/21340323 [details]

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