Virgularia

Author: Lamarck, 1816

Description

General: Identified from samples collected in Monterey Canyon from dive V3209.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Gary Williams, California Academy of Sciences.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Williams, G. C. (2001). First record of a bioluminescent soft coral: description of a disjunct population of Eleutherobia grayi (Thomson and Dean, 1921) from the Solomon Islands, with a review of bioluminescence in the octocorallia. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 52: 209-225.

Citation: Virgularia (Lamarck, 1816) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Virgularia. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-11.
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