WoRMS taxon details

Aquaumbra klapferi Breedy, van Ofwegen & Vargas, 2012

701656  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:701656)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Breedy, O., van Ofwegen, L.P. & S. Vargas, 2012. A new family of soft corals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) from the aphotic tropical eastern Pacific waters revealed by integrative taxonomy. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(3): 351-359. [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Aquaumbra klapferi Breedy, van Ofwegen & Vargas, 2012. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=701656 on 2018-04-26
Date
action
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2012-09-21 14:02:04Z
created

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original description Breedy, O., van Ofwegen, L.P. & S. Vargas, 2012. A new family of soft corals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) from the aphotic tropical eastern Pacific waters revealed by integrative taxonomy. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(3): 351-359. [details]   
 

Aquaumbra cf. klapferi, 440 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by L.P. Van Ofwegen, O. Breedy and 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.