WoRMS taxon details

Gersemia rubiformis (Ehrenberg, 1834)

156103  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156103)

marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Gersemia rubiformis (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156103 on 2020-09-30
2005-05-06 07:51:46Z
2005-07-26 12:01:18Z
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z

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original description  (of Nannodendron elegans Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates.
page(s): 69-74 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1922). Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18. <em>Volume III: Mollusks, Echinoderms, Coelenterates, etc. Part G: Alcyonaria and Actiniaria.</em> F. A. Acland, Ottawa, Canada, 165 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/64187#/summary
page(s): 4-8 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1961). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). II. The boreal genera Gersemia, Duva, Drifa and Pseudodrifa (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> IX(1): 229-246, pl. XI.
page(s): 232-235 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1967). The Octocorallia collected by R/V "Vema" in the Atlantic Ocean. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 2282: 1-19.
page(s): 15 [details]   

additional source Madsen, F. J. (1944). Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). <em>The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S.</em> 5: 1-65.
page(s): 26-28 [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence [details]

Habitat sandy, muddy, or rocky habitats; also may attached themselves to hard parts or products of other organisms (shells) [details]

Spelling Also spelled as Gersemia rubriformis[details]
English strawberry carnation coralsea strawberryred soft coral  [details]
French framboise de mercorail rubis  [details]
German See-Erdbeere  [details]
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