WoRMS taxon details

Callogorgia americana Cairns & Bayer, 2002

177832  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:177832)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns, S.D.; Bayer, F.M. (2002). Studies on western Atlantic Octocorallia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa). Part 2: The genus Callogorgia Gray, 1858. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 115(4): 840-867. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Callogorgia americana Cairns & Bayer, 2002. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177832 on 2020-08-12
Date
action
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2005-07-27 08:37:00Z
created
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked

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original description Cairns, S.D.; Bayer, F.M. (2002). Studies on western Atlantic Octocorallia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa). Part 2: The genus Callogorgia Gray, 1858. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 115(4): 840-867. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Callogorgia americana, 440 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by 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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