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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgia arborea (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 125418

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonacea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleraxonia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgia Milne-Edwards, 1857
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgia nodosa Koren & Danielssen, 1883 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagorgia pacifica Verrill, 1922 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), 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. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbubble gum coral  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium olssoni (Zulueta, 1908) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonophilus canadensis Buhl-Mortensen & Mortensen, 2004 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (103 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (553 nucleotides; 471 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution in Nova Scotia waters; almost continuous occurrence from Oceanographer Canyon, off George's Bank, Nova Scotia, the Grand Banks, Davis Strait, and southern Greenland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125418
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Paragorgia arborea (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125418 on 2014-08-23
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