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ERMS taxon details

Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862

125316  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125316)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2019). World List of Octocorallia. Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2019) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125316 on 2019-11-13
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2019). European Register of Marine Species. Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862. Accessed at: http://www.marbef.org/data./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125316 on 2019-11-13
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-29 11:38:53Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked
2019-06-13 15:37:37Z
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basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 104-105 (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands.</em> 373 pp, 27 pls. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



Villogorgia sp., 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.
 

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