WoRMS taxon details

Stylaster norvegicus (Gunnerus, 1768)

117968  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117968)

accepted
Species
marine
Depth range 80-1400 m  
Depth range 80-1400 m [details]

Distribution Known from a wide area of the North Atlantic: from Denmark Strait, the northwest, southwest, and southeast of Iceland,...  
Distribution Known from a wide area of the North Atlantic: from Denmark Strait, the northwest, southwest, and southeast of Iceland, Faroes and Hebrides, Rockall, and along the coast of Norway. In Norway it is common in depths of 80-300 m, frequently found together with the bank-forming scleractinian Lophelia pertusa. Elsewhere the shallowest records are form the 75 m in the Faroes. In the Iceland – Faroes area this species has been obtained as deep as 1400 m. Type locality: Nordmør, Norway.
 [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Stylaster norvegicus (Gunnerus, 1768). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117968 on 2018-04-25
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basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, 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. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

source of synonymy Zibrowius, H. & S.D. Cairns, 1992. Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris, sér. A, Zool. 153 : 1-136. [details]   

redescription Zibrowius, H. & S.D. Cairns, 1992. Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris, sér. A, Zool. 153 : 1-136. [details]   

redescription Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.
page(s): 300 [details]   

basis of record  (ofStylaster norvegicus var. atlanticus Broch, 1936) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAllopora oculina Ehrenberg, 1834) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 80-1400 m [details]

Distribution Known from a wide area of the North Atlantic: from Denmark Strait, the northwest, southwest, and southeast of Iceland, Faroes and Hebrides, Rockall, and along the coast of Norway. In Norway it is common in depths of 80-300 m, frequently found together with the bank-forming scleractinian Lophelia pertusa. Elsewhere the shallowest records are form the 75 m in the Faroes. In the Iceland – Faroes area this species has been obtained as deep as 1400 m. Type locality: Nordmør, Norway.
 [details]

From other sources
Biology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]