WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes atlantica Gray, 1857

Antipathes atlantica, 60-100 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 

283882  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:283882)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x
page(s): 291 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Indies  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in West Indies [details]
Molodtsova, T. (2014). Antipathes atlantica Gray, 1857. In: Molodtsova, T.; Opresko, D. (2017). World List of Antipatharia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=283882 on 2017-12-18

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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-08-11 11:22:13Z
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original description Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x
page(s): 291 [details]   

basis of record D.M.Opresko and J. van der Land (eds), update 10-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Opresko, D. M. 2009. Antipatharia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 359–363 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrey sea fan black coral  [details]
Antipathes atlantica, 60-100 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor