WoRMS taxon details

Callogorgia americana Cairns & Bayer, 2002

177832  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:177832)

marine, fresh, terrestrial
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Callogorgia americana Cairns & Bayer, 2002. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177832 on 2018-03-24
2005-07-27 08:37:00Z
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z

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basis of record 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. Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, September 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 279-296. [details]   

basis of record  (ofCallogorgia americana americana Bayer & Cairns, 2003) 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  (ofCallogorgia americana americana Bayer & Cairns, 2003) Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., 2009. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria:Octocorallia). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 629. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington DC (USA). 79 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofCallogorgia americana americana Bayer & Cairns, 2003) Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., 2009. Octocorallia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 321–331 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]   

additional source  (ofCallogorgia americana americana Bayer & Cairns, 2003) Bayer, F. M.; Cairns, S. D.; Cordeiro, R. T.; Pérez, C. D. (2014). New records of the genus Callogorgia (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) in the western Atlantic, including the description of a new species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 1-7., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315414001957 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 


Callogorgia americana, 440 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by A. Quattrini. For more information see: Brooks JM, Fisher C, Roberts H, Cordes E, Baums I, Bernard B, Church R, Etnoyer P, German C, Goehring E,  McDonald I, Roberts H, Shank T, Warren D, Welsh S, Wolff G, Weaver D (2015). Exploration and research of northern Gulf of Mexico deepwater natural and artificial hard-bottom habitats with emphasis on coral communities: Reefs, rigs, and wrecks—“Lophelia II” Appendices. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-022. 711 p.