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Calcigorgia spiculifera   Broch, 1935

pink gorgonian

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Calcigorgia spiculifera   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Alcyonacea | Acanthogorgiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lamb, A., D. Gibbs and C. Gibbs. 2011. (Ref. 93817)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 25.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific: Alaska to USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocks in subtidal depths (Ref. 865). Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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