WoRMS taxon details

Hypnogorgia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864

267496  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267496)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Hypnogorgia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267496 on 2020-12-01
Date
action
by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
created
2010-09-15 12:49:54Z
changed
2019-06-14 18:04:29Z
changed

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basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands.</em> 373 pp, 27 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Hypnogorgia pendula, 64 m Roughtongue Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
 
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Hypnogorgia pendula, 72 m Alabama Alps Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
 
[image from typetaxon]