WoRMS taxon details

Placogorgia tenuis (Verrill, 1883)

286413  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286413)

accepted
Species
Paramuricea tenuis Verrill, 1883 (original combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Paramuricea tenuis Verrill, 1883) Verrill, A.E. (1883). Report on the Anthozoa, and on some additional species dredged by the "Blake" in 1877-1879, and by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Fish Hawk" in 1880-82. <em>Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.</em> 11: 1-72, plates 1-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4621758
page(s): 38-39 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Placogorgia tenuis (Verrill, 1883). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286413 on 2021-07-30
Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2021-06-13 18:27:50Z
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original description  (of Paramuricea tenuis Verrill, 1883) Verrill, A.E. (1883). Report on the Anthozoa, and on some additional species dredged by the "Blake" in 1877-1879, and by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Fish Hawk" in 1880-82. <em>Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard.</em> 11: 1-72, plates 1-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4621758
page(s): 38-39 [details]   

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

context source (Bermuda) Bilewitch, J. P. (2008). Octocoral biodiversity in Bermuda. Unpub. Report, Bermuda Zoological Society, Bermuda, 9 pp. [details]   

basis of record 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 Deichmann, E. (1936). The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College.</em> 53: 1-317, plates 1-37., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4363633
page(s): 143-144 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Placogorgia tenuis, 80 m Coral Trees 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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