SM664 Antillogorgia msp.1

Antillogorgia msp.1}

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Key Details

SMIDSM664
CatamiBranching 3D
Identification FeaturesBushy clusters of feather-like plumes with pinnate branching in a single [Antillogorgia bipinnata (Verrill, 1864)] or multiple plane(s) [A. americana (Gmelin, 1791)]. Main branches have a distinct purple colour; pinnules long and commonly arranged in pairs opposite main branch. Polyps green to yellow. Positive species identification requires further microscopic examination.
Year Identifiedno data
Verification StatusID from Image Only
Physical Sampleno data
WoRMS AphiaID410474

Taxonomy

PhylumCnidaria
ClassAnthozoa
OrderAlcyonacea
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Morphology

Cnidaria
Corals
Black and Octocorals
Branching 3D
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