WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelidonisis aurantiaca mexicana Bayer & Stefani, 1987

Chelidonisis aurantiaca mexicana, 539 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by A. Quattrini, P. Etnoyer and L. Watling. 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 

422752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:422752)

accepted
Subspecies
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Chelidonisis aurantiaca mexicana Bayer & Stefani, 1987. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=422752 on 2017-12-12

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2009-10-07 06:07:51Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

Chelidonisis aurantiaca mexicana, 539 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by A. Quattrini, P. Etnoyer and L. Watling. 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