WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes furcata Gray, 1857

Antipathes furcata, 50-135 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 

103312  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103312)

accepted
Species
marine
Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Madeira  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Madeira [details]
WoRMS (2004). Antipathes furcata Gray, 1857. In: Molodtsova, T.; Opresko, D. (2017). World List of Antipatharia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103312 on 2017-12-18

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original description Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Opresko, D.M. (2001). Antipatharia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 109 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Opresko, D. M. 2009. Antipatharia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 359–363 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]   

context source (Deepsea) Molodtsova T. N. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Antipatharia. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 3–7 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

Antipathes furcata, 50-135 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor