WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallogorgia americana Cairns & Bayer, 2002

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.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
177832

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:177832

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Callogorgia americana. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177832 on 2017-11-17

Date
action
by
2005-07-27 08:37:00Z
created
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallogorgia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallogorgia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallogorgia 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallogorgia 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.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor