Species under Alcyonium
n= 17
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alcyonium acaule
Marion, 1878
Broccoli coral Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Alcyonium antarcticum
Wright & studer, 1889
Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic
Alcyonium coralloides
(Pallas, 1766)
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Alcyonium digitatum
Linnaeus, 1758
Dead mans fingers Atlantic Ocean
Alcyonium dolium
McFadden & van Ofwegen, 2017
Southeast Atlantic
Alcyonium glaciophilum
van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Glaciar-loving soft coral Southeast Pacific
Alcyonium glomeratum
(Hassell, 1843)
Northeast Atlantic
Alcyonium grandis
Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Antarctic Atlantic
Alcyonium haddoni
Wright & Studer, 1889
Common soft coral Southeast Pacific
Alcyonium jorgei
van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Jorge's soft coral Southeast Pacific
Alcyonium palmatum
Pallas, 1766
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Alcyonium paucilobulatum
Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Antarctic Atlantic
Alcyonium roseum
van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Pink soft coral Southeast Pacific
Alcyonium sidereum
Verrill, 1922
Western Atlantic
Alcyonium sollasi
Wright & Studer, 1889
Antarctic Atlantic
Alcyonium southgeorgiensis
Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Antarctic Atlantic
Alcyonium yepayek
van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Yepayek soft coral Southeast Pacific
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