Alcyonacea


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Synonyms for Alcyonacea

comprising the soft corals

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A revision of the genus Sarcophyton Lesson (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea).
Antipredator defenses in tropical Pacific soft corals (Coelenterata: Alcyonacea).
Within the Alcyonacea, the Holaxonia-Alcyoniina clade is defined on the basis of molecular data and includes most zooxanthellate (i.e., symbiont-containing) octocorals (McFadden et al., 2006, 2010; Daly et al., 2007).
Structure and injuries of octocoral communities (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) of Ecological Reserve Siboney-Jutici, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
Predation on zooplankton by the benthic anthozoans Alcyonium siderium (Alcyonacea) and Metridium senile (Actinaria) in the New England subtidal.
The focus of this study is Caribbean members of the genus Pseudopterogorgia (Alcyonacea: Gorgoniidae), Like all of the gorgoniids, individuals in this genus form plumelike colonies consisting of central branches and smaller side branches, branchlets, all of which are supported by an axis composed of gorgonin (solidified collagen) (Goldberg, 1976).
Abstract: Effects of a submarine discharge of urban waste on octocoral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) communities in Cuba.
Stressing the importance of the gastrovascular system for anthozoan physiology, Murdock (1978) examined specimens of Eunicea, Plexaurella, Plexaura, and Pseudoplexaura (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea).
At least three species of Efflatounaria (Alcyonacea: Xeniidae) have been described (Gohar 1939, Verseveldt 1977), although a thorough systematic treatment of the genus has been hampered by the absence of well-differentiated spicules.
Embryogenesis and acquisition of algal symbionts by planulae of Xenia umbellata (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea).