Alternate names: Alcyonaria, Gorgonacea, horny coral, sea fan, sea feather, soft coral

Author: Haeckel, 1866


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Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

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Breedy, O. and H.M. Guzman (2007). A revision of the genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in the eastern Pacific. Zootaxa, 1419:1–90. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1419.1.1

Citation: Octocorallia (Haeckel, 1866 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Octocorallia. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-06-05.
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