WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuriceides hirta (Pourtalès, 1868)

418852  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:418852)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Muriceides hirta. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=418852 on 2018-01-18

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2009-10-06 12:38:14Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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basis of record 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]   

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

 

Muriciedes cf. hirta, 72 m Alabama Alps 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.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 

Muriceides cf. hirta, 440 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by P. Etnoyer and M. Rittinghouse. 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