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Anthelia glauca Lamarck, 1816

209999  (

marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. <em>Paris. Verdière.</em> Vol. 2 pp. 1-568., available online at
page(s): 408 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2024). World List of Octocorallia. Anthelia glauca Lamarck, 1816. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024) African Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-20
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024). African Register of Marine Species. Anthelia glauca Lamarck, 1816. Accessed at: on 2024-05-20
1997-08-21 10:31:34Z
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z

original description Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. <em>Paris. Verdière.</em> Vol. 2 pp. 1-568., available online at
page(s): 408 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Verseveldt, J. (1976). Alcyonacea from the Seychelles (Coelenterata Octocorallia. <em>Rev. Zool. Afr.</em> 90(3): 497-513. [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1971). Octocorallia from North-Western Madagascar (Part II). <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen.</em> 1-73, plates 1-15.
page(s): 4, 57, 58 [details]   

additional source van Ofwegen, L.P., 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 Alderslade, P. (2000). Four new genera of soft corals (Coelenterata: Octocorallia), with notes on the classification of some established taxa. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden.</em> 74: 237-249.
page(s): 243, 244 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G.B. (1997). Xeniidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) of the Red Sea, with descriptions of six new species of Xenia. <em>Fauna of Saudi Arabia.</em> 16: 5-62.
page(s): 24-27 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1977). Australian Octocorallia (Coelenterata). <em>Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research.</em> 28: 171-240.
page(s): 175 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y. (1990). Xeniidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia) from the Red Sea, with the description of a new species. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden.</em> 64(9): 113-120.
page(s): 113, 118 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1969). A new species of the genus Anthelia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Gulf of 'Aqaba (Red Sea). <em>Israel Journal of Zoology.</em> 18: 325-327. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 325, 327 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Stoloniferous octocorals and soft corals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 100: 249-358., available online at
page(s): 340, 344, 352 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G.B. (1995). Xeniidae des Roten Meeres (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). <em>Beitrage zur Systematik und Okologie.</em> 6: 1-193.
page(s): 21-22 [details]   

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A. (1972). Nouvel apport d'Octocoralliares de Madagascar et des iles avoisinantes. <em>Tethys.</em> Suppl. 3: 11-68., available online at
page(s): 61 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A. (1966). Octocoralliaires de Madagascar et des iles avoisinantes. <em>Faune de Madagascar.</em> 21: 1-456., available online at
page(s): 349-351 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1960). Biological results of the Snellius expedition. XX. Octocorallia from the Malay Archipelago (Part I). <em>Temminckia.</em> 10: 209-251, plate 7.
page(s): 247-248 [details]   

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A. (1970). Les Octocoralliaires de Nouvelle-Calédonie. <em>L'Expédition française sur les récifs coralliens de la Nouvelle-Calédonie organisée sous l'égide de la fondation Singer-Polignac 1960-1963.</em> 4: 171-350.
page(s): 322 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Roxas, H.A. (1933). Philippine Alcyonaria. The families Cornulariidae and Xeniidae. <em>The Philippine Journal of Science.</em> 50: 49-110.
page(s): 67-68 [details]   

additional source Gohar, H.A.F. (1938). On a new species of Cespitularia and two invalid species of Xenia and Clavularia. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, Series B.</em> 108: 483-487.
page(s): 486, 487, Pl. 1 [details]   

additional source Gohar, H.A.F. (1940). Studies on the Xeniidae of the Red Sea: their ecology, physiology, taxonomy and phylogeny. <em>Publications of the Marine Biological Station, Ghardaqa (Red Sea).</em> 2: 25-118, plates 1-7.
page(s): 88-91 [details]   

additional source van Ofwegen, L.P. (1996). Octocorallia from the Bismarck Sea (part II). <em>Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden.</em> 70(13): 207-215.
page(s): 209 [details]   

additional source Thomson, J.A.; Mackinnon, D.L. (1910). Alcyonarians collected on the Percy Sladen Trust expedition by Mr. J. Stanley. Part II. The Stolonifera, Alcyonacea, Pseudaxonia, and Stelechotokea. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology, ser. 2.</em> 13(2): 165-211, plates 6-14., available online at
page(s): 170-171 [details]   

additional source Thomson, J.A.; Dean, L.M.I. (1931). The Alcyonacea of the Siboga expedition with an addendum to the Gorgonacea. <em>Siboga Expeditie.</em> XIIId: 1-227, plates 1-28.
page(s): 9-10 [details]   

additional source Hickson, S. J. (1930). On the classification of the Alcyonaria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, XIV, 229-252
page(s): 238 [details]   

additional source Dullo, W.; Gektidis, M.; Golubic, S.; Heiss, G. A.; Kampmann, H.; Kiene, W.; Kroll, D. K.; Kuhrau, M. L.; Radtke, G.; Reijmer, J. G.; Reinicke, G. B.; Schlichter, D.; Schuhmacher, H.; Vogel, K. (1995). Factors controlling Holocene reef growth: an interdisciplinary approach. Facies, 32, 145-188
page(s): 162, 165, 167, 168 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Jeng, M. S.; Perkol-Finkel, S.; Dai, C. F. (2004). Soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from southern Taiwan. II. Species diversity and distributional patterns. Zoological Studies, 43(3): 548-560
page(s): 551, 552, 556 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1993). Coral Reef Octocorals: An Illustrated Guide to the Soft Corals, Sea Fans and Sea Pens Inhabiting the Coral Reefs of Northern Natal. Durban Natural Science Museum. Durban., pp. 63.
page(s): 47 [details]   

additional source Kruger, A.; Schleyer, M. H.; Benayahu, Y. (1998). Reproduction in Anthelia glauca (Octocorallia: Xeniidae). I. Gametogenesis and larval brooding. Marine Biology, 131, 423-432
page(s): 423-431 [details]   

additional source Gohar, H. A. F. (1940). The development of some Xeniidae (Alcyonaria) (with some ecological aspects). Publications of the Marine Biological Station Al Ghardaqa (Red Sea), 3, 27-78, plates I-V
page(s): 67 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Yosief, T.; Schleyer, M. H. (2002). Soft corals (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) of the southern Red Sea. Israel Journal of Zoology, 48, 273-283
page(s): 280 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Shlagman, A.; Schleyer, M. H. (2003). Corals of the south-west Indian Ocean: VI. The Alcyonacea (Octocorallia) of Mozambique, with a discussion on soft coral distribution on south equatorial East African reefs. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 345, 49-57
page(s): 56 [details]   

additional source Hwang, S. J.; Song, J. I. (2007). Reproductive biology and larval development of the temperate soft coral Dendronephthya gigantea (Alcyonacea: Nephtheidae). Marine Biology, 152, 273-284
page(s): 274, 282, 283 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Schleyer, M. H. (1998). Reproduction in Anthelia glauca (Octocorallia: Xeniidae). II. Transmission of algal symbionts during planular brooding. Marine Biology, 131, 433-442
page(s): 433, 434, 435, 437, 439, 440 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y. (1991). Reproduction and developmental pathways of Red Sea Xeniidae (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). Hydrobiologia, 216/217, 125-130
page(s): 126 [details]   

additional source Cordes, E. E.; Nybakken, J. W.; VanDykhuizen, G. (2001). Reproduction and growth of Anthomastus ritteri (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Monterey Bay, California, USA. Marine Biology, 138, 491-501
page(s): 496 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G. B. (1997). Different modes of adaptation to light conditions in Red Sea Xeniidae reflected by their depth distribution patterns (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Coelenterate Biology, 393-402
page(s): 396, 398 [details]   
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