Alcyonium roseum van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Pink soft coral
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Family:  Alcyoniidae (true soft corals)
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Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range 15 - 35 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Possibly endemic to Chile.
Biology:  This species is found on steep or vertical rocky areas with biogenic substrates such as dead gorgonians or polychaete tubes at depths of 15 to 35 m. They are also seen in areas with moderate to strong currents and relatively low sedimentation (Ref. 87801).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Haussermann, Vreni - 13.09.11
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 19.11.20

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