Alcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766)

Encrusting leather coral

Alcyonium coralloides

Illes Medes, Spain, 17 meters, 2004, WBN

Alcyonium coralloides

Illes Medes, Spain, 20 meters, 2004, WBN

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Données de distribution : Alcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2021-12-01.


Source : World Register of Marine Species

Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Cnidaria (Phylum)
Anthozoa (Class)
Octocorallia (Subclass)
Alcyonacea (Order)
Alcyoniina (Suborder)
Alcyoniidae (Family)
Alcyonium (Genus)
Alcyonium coralloides (Species)


Text : Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat © 2005 - 2021.

Photos : © Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat. Published with his kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

How to cite this page

Bay-Nouailhat W., September 2005, Description of Alcyonium coralloides, [On line], consulted on 2021 December 01.


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Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat

Diver - Naturalist
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