WoRMS taxon details

Nicella americana Toeplitz, 1919

286164  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286164)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Nicella americana Toeplitz, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286164 on 2018-02-25
Date
action
by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked

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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]   

source of synonymy  (ofNicella ramosa Toeplitz, 1919) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Habitat shelf [details]
 

Nicella americana, 60 m Roughtongue Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.