Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaAlcyonaceaGorgoniidaeGorgonia

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Overview

Full Name

Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • common sea fan eng
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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, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in mrgid:4288 gulf of mexico Source: Felder, D. L. and D. K. Camp (eds. ), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Present in mrgid:21979 bermuda Source: Locke JM, Bilewitch JP and Coates KA. 2013. Scleractinia, Octocorallia and Antipatharia of Bermuda’s reefs and deep-water coral communities: a taxonomic perspective including new records. In: Sheppard C (ed. ) Coral Reefs of the World Vol. 4. Coral Reefs of the UK Overseas Territories.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

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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.

Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., (2009) Octocorallia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico,

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

L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds), (2000) 007, 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.

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.

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.