Sibogagorgia cauliflora

Author: Herrera, Baco, and Sanchez 2010

Description

General: White to light pink polyps. Much smaller and less branched than Paragorgia arborea.

Size: to 150 cm in height and 120 cm in length.



Geographic Information

Published depth range: 2493 - 2990 m

Habitat description: Benthic hard substrate, volcanic lava flows and talus.

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Herrera, S., A. Baco-Taylor, and J.A. Sanchez (2010). Molecular systematics of the bubblegum coral genera (Paragorgiidae, Octocorallia) and description of a new deep-sea species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 55:123-135. http://dx.doi.org/10.10.16/j.ympev.2009.12.007

Citation: Sibogagorgia cauliflora (Herrera, Baco, and Sanchez 2010) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Sibogagorgia%20cauliflora. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-08.
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