WoRMS taxon details

Acanthogorgia aspera Pourtalès, 1867

177735  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:177735)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Acanthogorgia aspera Pourtalès, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177735 on 2020-02-27
Date
action
by
2005-07-26 12:01:18Z
created
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked

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context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [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. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., 2009. Octocorallia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 321–331 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

Acanthogorgia aspera, 537 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by P. Etnoyer and A. Quattrini. For more information see: Brooks JM, Fisher C, Roberts H, Cordes E, Baums I, Bernard B, Church R, Etnoyer P, German C, Goehring E,  McDonald I, Roberts H, Shank T, Warren D, Welsh S, Wolff G, Weaver D (2015). Exploration and research of northern Gulf of Mexico deepwater natural and artificial hard-bottom habitats with emphasis on coral communities: Reefs, rigs, and wrecks—“Lophelia II” Appendices. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-022. 711 p.
 

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