Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Octocorallia > Order Alcyonacea > Suborder Holaxonia > Family Gorgoniidae > Genus Eunicella

Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EunicellaVerrill, 1869accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: zeewaaier sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: pink sea-fan; Pink sefan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;BIOTIC
 English-United States: Pink Sea-fan sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Kaltwassergorgonie sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: пурпурная горгонария sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gorgonia blanca sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: pembe mercan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Горгонарія звичайна; Звичайна горгонария

Literature

basis of record

van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 104-105

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Watling, L., P. Auster (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, September 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 279-296.

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

van Ofwegen, L. (2011). Eunicella verrucosa. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125366

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status VU 1996This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Leen van Ofwegen

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