Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red coral

Corallium rubrum

Illes Medes, Spain, 15 meters, 2008, WBN

Corallium rubrum

Illes Medes, Spain, 16 meters, 2010, WBN

Corallium rubrum

Illes Medes, Spain, 14 meters, 2008, WBN

Corallium rubrum

Illes Medes, Spain, 18 meters, 2010, WBN

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Données de distribution : Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758) 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)
Scleraxonia (Suborder)
Coralliidae (Family)
Corallium (Genus)
Corallium rubrum (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 Corallium rubrum, [On line], consulted on 2021 December 01.


Photographie de Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat

Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat

Diver - Naturalist
Underwater Photographer

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