WoRMS taxon details

Acanella Gray, 1870

125303  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125303)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Acanella Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125303 on 2022-05-21
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-09-04 06:53:11Z
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
2020-02-11 14:52:44Z
2020-11-16 01:27:23Z

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context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

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

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. <em>Biol. J. Linn. Soc.</em> 46: 351-401. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1987). New and previously known taxa of isidid octocorals (Coelenterata:Gorgonacea), partly from antarctic waters. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 100(4): 937-991.
page(s): 938, 941 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1987). Isididae (Gorgonacea) de Nouvelle-Calédonie: Nouvelle clé des genres de la famille. <em>Bull. Mus. natn. Hist. nat., Paris.</em> 4e sér. 9:47-106.
page(s): 49, 51 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1955). Contributions to the nomenclature, systematics, and morphology of the Octocorallia. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 105: 207-220, plates 1-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15705299
page(s): 216 [details]   

additional source Smith, P. J.; McVeagh, S. M.; Mingoia, J. T.; France, S. C. (2004). Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation in deep-sea bamboo coral (Keratoisidinae) species in the southwest and northwest Pacific Ocean. Marine Biology, 144, 253-261
page(s): 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260 [details]   

additional source Belcik, F. P. (1977). A distribution study of the Octocorallia of Oregon. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 24(1-3): 49-52
page(s): 51 [details]   

additional source Grigg, R. W.; Bayer, F. M. (1976). Present knowledge of the systematics and zoogeography of the order Gorgonacea in Hawaii. Pacific Science, 30(2): 167-175
page(s): 170, 172 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Gorgonian octocorals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). Annals of the South African Museum, 101, 8, 181-296, Fig. 1
page(s): 281, 288, 292 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Acanella sp., 1790 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-OER.

Acanella sp., 1946 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-OER.

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