The South Atlantic Bight
Octocoral Morphology

Gorgonacean Bauplan

List of Species

published version (DeVictor & Morton, Zootaxa 2599)
see this for keys

Occurrence Table

Notes on the Species
Carijoa riisei
Scleranthelia rugosa
Telesto fruticulosa
Telesto nelleae
Telesto sanguinea
Bellonella rubistella
Pseudodrifa nigra
Nidalia occidentalis
Iciligorgia schrammi
Diodogorgia nodulifera
Titanideum frauenfeldii
Muricea pendula
Thesea nivea
Bebryce cinerea
Bebryce parastellata
Scleracis guadalupensis
Leptogorgia hebes
Leptogorgia punicea
Leptogorgia cardinalis
Leptogorgia virgulata
Leptogorgia setacea
Leptogorgia euryale
Viminella barbadensis
Renilla reniformis
Sclerobelemnon theseus
Stylatula elegans
Virgularia presbytes

References Cited

Suggested Reading/Viewing



Guide to the Shallow-Water (0-200m) Octocorals of the South Atlantic Bight

Susan T. DeVictor
Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center
Marine Resources Research Institute
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
217 Ft. Johnson Rd., Charleston, SC 29412

Steve L. Morton
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration/National Ocean Service
Marine Biotoxins Program, Hollings Marine Laboratory
331 Fort Johnson Rd., Charleston, SC 29412


last updated 2010 October 2010 by S.T. DeVictor

Please refer to DeVictor and Morton 2010 for keys and updated text

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