Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaAlcyonaceaGorgoniidaeGorgonia

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Full Name

Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • common sea fan eng
  • common sea fan
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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Alcyonacea
family
Gorgoniidae
genus
Gorgonia
species
Gorgonia ventalina
 
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Bibliography

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.

L. P. van Ofwegen, S. D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds), 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.