Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Octocorallia > Order Alcyonacea > Suborder Scleraxonia > Family Coralliidae > Genus Corallium

Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CoralliumCuvier, 1798accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: korali i kuq sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: cherven korаl; Червен корал sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: bloedkoraal 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: red coral sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Red Coral sources: english PESI focal point
 German: Edelkoralle sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Κόκκινο κοράλι sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: corallo rosso sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: raudonasis koralas sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: koral czerwony sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: красный коралл sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: rdeča korala sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: coral rojo sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kırmızı mercan sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Корал червоний; Корал шляхетний; Червоний корал

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

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.

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External Links

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Citation

van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Corallium rubrum (Linnaeus, 1758). 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:125416

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Occurrence

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Environment


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Importance

EU Habitat Directive:
annex V EU Habitat Directive Annex V: Species of community interest whose taking in the wild and exploitation may be subject to management measures.

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2004-12-21 by Leen van Ofwegen

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