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References used for species in the Family Alcyoniidae
( true soft corals )
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Alderslade, P., 2002 A new soft coral genus (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) from Palau. Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 18:1-8.
Alderslade, P., 2003 A new genus and species of soft coral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) from Lord Howe Island, Australia. Zool. Verh. 345:19-29.
Allen, G.R. and R. Steene, 1996 Indo-Pacific coral reef field guide. Tropical Reef Research, Singapore, 378 p.
Arnaud, P.M., 1974 Contribution à la bionomie marine benthique des régions antarctiques et subantarctiques. Téthys 6(3):467-653.
Benayahu, Y., 2002 Soft coral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) of the southern Ryukyu Archipelago: the families Tubiporidae, Clavulariidae, Alcyoniidae and Briareidae. Galaxea JSRS 4:11-32.
Benayahu, Y., 1995 Species composition of soft corals (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) on the coral reefs of Sesoko I., Ryuku Archipelago, Japan. Galaxea 12:103-124.
Benayahu, Y. and L.P. van Ofwegen, 2011 New species of the genus Sinularia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Singapore, with nores on the occurrence of other species of the genus. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59(2):117-125.
Benayahu, Y. and S. Perkol-Finkel, 2004 Soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Southern Taiwan. I. Sarcophyton nanwanensis sp. Nov. (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). Zoological Studies 43(3):537-547.
Benayahu, Y., M.-S. Jeng, S. Perkol-Finkel and C.-F. Dai, 2004 Soft Corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Southern Taiwan. II. Species Diversity and Distributional Patterns. Zoological Studies 43(3):548-560.
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, 2000 Marine Invertebrates of the Hawaiian Islands - Summary statistics for major taxa.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum, 2005 Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2005 Annual Checklist. CD-ROM; Species 2000: Reading, U.K.
Branch, G.M., C.L. Griffiths, M.L. Branch and L. Beckley, 2005 Two oceans: a guide to marine life in southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town, 360 p.
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko, 2003 Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Cnidaria and Ctenophore, Second Edition. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no,28. XI+115.
Calado, R., 2006 Marine ornamental species from European waters: a valuable overlooked resource or a future threat for the conservation of marine ecosystems?. Scientia Marina 70(3): 389-398.
Casas, C., F. Ramil and L.P. van Ofwegen, 1997 Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from the Scotia Arc, South Atlantic Ocean. I. The genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. Zool. Med. Leiden 71:299-311.
Coleman, N., 2001 1001 Nudibranchs catalogue of Indo-Pacific sea slugs. Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd, 144p.
Coles, S.L., 1996 Chapter three: Descriptions of Oman corals and their habitats.. Corals of Oman. Downloaded from on 30 April 2009.
Dai, C.-F. and T.-Y. Fan, 1996 Coral fauna of Taiping Island (Itu Aba Island) in the Spratleys of the South China Sea. Atoll Research Bulletin 436:1-21.
Dai, C.F., 1991 Reef environment and coral fauna of southern Taiwan. Atoll Res. Bulletin. 354:1-28.
Fabricius, K. and P. Alderslade, 2001 Soft corals and sea fans: A comprehensive guide to the tropical shallow water genera of the central-west Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Australian Institute of Marine Science, and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 2001.
Fabricius, K.E. and D. McCorry, 2006 Changes in octocoral communities and benthic cover along a water quality gradient in the reefs of Hong Kong. Marine Pollution Bulletin 52:22-33.
Faulker, D.J., D.J. Newman and G.M. Cragg, 2003 Investigations of the marine flora and fauna of the islands of Palau. Nat. Prod. Rep. 21:50-76.
Faulkner, D.J., D.J. Newman and G.M. Cragg, 2004 Investigations of the marine flora and fauna of the islands of Palau. Nat. Prod. Rep. 21:50-76.
Florida Museum of Natural History, 2014 Sinularia flexibilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833). Dataset: Invertebrate Zoology, Accessed via on 2015-07-15.
Florida Museum of Natural History, 2014 Paraminabea aldersladei (Williams, 1992). Dataset: Invertebrate Zoology, Accessed via on 2015-07-16.
Florida Museum of Natural History, 2014 Lobophytum batarum Moser, 1919. Dataset: Invertebrate Zoology, Accessed via on 2015-07-16.
Florida Museum of Natural History, 2014 Lobophytum pauciflorum (Ehrenberg, 1834). Dataset: Invertebrate Zoology, Accessed via on 2015-07-15.
Florida Museum of Natural History, 2014 Sinularia lamellata Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979. Dataset: Invertebrate Zoology, Accessed via on 2015-07-15.
Garilao, N., 2014 Baltic Sea species list. Personal communication, 25 April 2014. Provided excel file.
GBIF, 2015 Sinularia numerosa Tixier-Durivault, 1970. [Accessed 07/29/2015].
George, J.D., 2012 Reef-associated macroinvertebrates of the SE Gulf. p. 253-308 In Riegl, B.M.; Purkis, S.J. (eds) 2012. Coral Reefs of the Gulf: adaptation to climatic extremes. Springer Science.
Gotshall, D.W., 2005 Guide to marine invertebrates: Alaska to Baja California, 2nd ed. (revised). Sea Challengers. 117 p.
Harms, J., 1993 Check list of species (algae, invertebrates and vertebrates) found in the vicinity of the island of Helgoland (North Sea, German Bight) - a review of recent records. Helgoländer Meeresunters 47:1-34.
Harvey-Clark, C., 1997 Eastern tidepool and reef: north-central Atlantic marinelife guide. Hancock House Publishers, 64pp.
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra, 2009 Marine benthic fauna of Chilean Patagonia. Santiago, Nature in Focus. 1000 p.
Hoffman, J.I., M.S. Clark, W. Amos and L.S. Peck, 2012 Widespread amplification of amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs) in marine Antarctic animals. Polar Biology 35(6):919-929.
Hogg, O.T., D.K.A. Barnes and H.J. Griffiths, 2011 Highly diverse, poorly studied and uniquely threatened by climate change: an assessment of marine biodiversity on South Georgia's continental shelf. PLoS ONE 6(5):e19795.
Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter, 1999 Distribution, diversity and abundance of epibenthic fauna in the North Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 79:385-399.
Jørgensen, L.L., P. Ljubin, H.R. Skjoldal, R.B. Ingvaldsen, N. Anisimova and I. Manushin, 2015 Distribution of benthic megafauna in the Barents Sea: baseline for an ecosystem approach to management. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 72(2):595-613.
Keeling, J.K., T.R. Irvine, P. Alderslade, G. Clapin, J. Fromont, A.M. Hosie, J.M. Huisman, J.C. Phillips, K.M. Naughton, L.M. Marsh, S.M. Slack-Smith, D.P. Thomson and J.E. Watson, 2011 Marine benthic flora and fauna of Gourdon Bay and the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region of north-western Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 94:285-301.
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle and L. Bajona (eds.), 2010 Canadian Register of Marine Species (CaRMs). World Wide Web electronic publication., version 1.0/2010.
Kühne, S. and E. Rachor, 1996 The macrofauna of a stony sand area in the German Bight (North Sea). Helgoländer Meeresunters 50:433-452.
Laboute, P. and Y. Magnier, 1979 Underwater guide to New Caledonia. Les Editions du Pacifique, 161p.
López-González, P.J. and J.M. Gili, 2000 A new octocoral genus (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from Antarctic waters. Polar Biology 23(7):452-458.
Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 1998 Marine Life Information Network (MarLIN). [accessed 22/08/2008]., 2050
McFadden, C.S., A.S. Brown, C. Brayton, C.B. Hunt and L.P. van Ofwegen, 2014 Application of DNA barcoding in biodiversity studies of shallow-water octocorals: molecular proxies agree with morphological estimates of species richness in Palau. Coral Reefs 33:275-286.
Molodtsova, T.N., 2013 Deep-sea mushroom soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) of the northern mid-Atlantic ridge. Marine Biology Research 9(5-6):488-515.
Murray, J., 1896 On the deep and shallow-water marine fauna of the Kerguelen region of the Great Southern Ocean. Challenger Expedition 343-500 p.
National General Status Working Group, 2017 Standardized common names for wild species in Canada. [Accessed 07/11/2019].
Norrbin, F. and U. Bamstedt, 1984 Energy contents in benthic and planktonic invertebrates of Kosterfjorden, Sweden. A comparison of energetic strategies in marine organism groups. Ophelia 23:47-64.
Núñez-Pons, L., M. Rodríguez-Arias, A. Gómez-Garreta, A. Ribera-Siguán and C. Avila, 2012 Feeding deterrency in Antarctic marine organisms: bioassays with the omnivore amphipod Cheirimedon femoratus. Marine Ecology Progress Series 462:163-174.
OBIS, 2015 Klyxum flaccidum (Tixier-Durivault, 1966). OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 6/16/2015].
OBIS, 2016 Sinularia compressa Tixier-Durivault, 1945. OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 5/12/2016].
OBIS, 2016 Sinularia erecta Tixier-Durivault, 1945. OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 5/12/2016].
OBIS, 2015 Sphaerasclera flammicerebra (Williams, 2003). OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 6/16/2015].
OBIS, 2015 Sinularia inelegans Tixier-Durivault, 1970. OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 6/16/2015].
OBIS, 2015 Sinularia querciformis (Pratt, 1903). OBIS Search Interface. [Accessed 6/16/2015].
Rauschert, M. and W.E. Arntz, 2015 Antarctic macrobenthos: a field guide of the invertebrates living at the Antarctic seafloor. Arntz & Rauschert Selbstverlag, Wurster Nordseekueste, Germany, 143p.
Roy, V., K. Iken and P. Archambault, 2014 Environmental drivers of the Canadian Arctic megabenthic communities. PLoS ONE 9(7):e100900.
Ruppert, E.E., R.S. Fox and R.D. Barnes, 2004 Invertebrate Zoology. A functional evolutionary approach. 7th Ed. Brooks/Cole, Thomson Learning learning, Inc. 990 p.
Samimi-Namin, K. and L. van Ofwegen, 2012 The octocoral fauna of the Gulf. p. 225-252 In Riegl, B.M.; Purkis, S.J. (eds) 2012. Coral Reefs of the Gulf: adaptation to climatic extremes. Springer Science.
Samimi-Namin, K. and L.P. van Ofwegen, 2009 Some shallow water octocorals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of the Persian Gulf. Zootaxa 2058:1-52.
Sirenko, B., S. Denisenko, H. Deubel and E. Rachor, 2004 Deep water communities of the Laptev Sea and adjacent parts of the Arctic Ocean. Russian Academy of Sciences, Zoological Institute Exploration of the Fauna of the Seas 54(62):28-73.
Smithsonian Institution, 2016 Pseudodrifa nigra (Pourtalès). [Accessed 08/08/2016].
Smithsonian Institution, 2016 Duva florida (Rathke). [Accessed 08/08/2016].
Smithsonian Institution, 2016 Sinularia compressa Tixier-Durivault, 1945. [Accessed 04/18/2016].
Smithsonian Institution, 2016 Drifa glometra (Verrill). [Accessed 08/08/2016].
State of hawaii, 2020 SWAP species fact sheets. [Accessed 13/08/2020].
Utinomi, H., 1959 Fleshy alcyonacean from southern Formosa. Publ. Seto. Mar. Biol. Lab. 7:303-312.
Utinomi, H., 1956 On some Alcyonarians from the west-pacific islands (Palau, Ponape and Bonins). Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 5(2):221-242.
Vafidis, D., 2010 Checklist of class Anthozoa (Phylum Cnidaria). In Coll, M., et al., 2010. The biodiversity of the Mediterranean Sea: estimates, patterns, and threats. PLoS ONE 5(8):36pp.
van Ofwegen, L.P., 2008 The genus Sinularia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) at Palau, Micronesia. Zool. Med. Leiden 82:631-735.
Van Ofwegen, L.P., 2007 Annotated check list of New Caledonian soft corals. In pp. 139-144, Payri, C.E., Richer de Forges, B. (eds) Compendium of marine species of New Caledonia, Doc. Sci. Tech. II7, secondé édition, IRD, Nouméa.
Verseveldt, J. and F.M. Bayer, 1988 Revision of the genera Bellonella, Eleutherobia, Nidalia and Nidaliopsis (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae and Nidaliidae), with descriptions of two new genera. Zoologische Verhandelingen 245(1):1-131.
Webster, N.S. and D. Bourne, 2007 Bacterial community structure associated with the Antarctic soft coral, Alcyonium antarcticum. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59(1):81-94.
Williams, G.C., 2003 Capitate taxa of the soft coral genus Eleutherobia (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) from Palau and South Africa; a new species and a new combination. Zool. Verh. Leiden 345:419-436., 2015 Paraminabea aldersladei. [Accessed 08/18/2015]., 2015 Sarcophyton glaucum. [Accessed 03/30/2015]., 2015 Paraminabela aldersladei. [Accessed 08/18/2015]., 2015 Sarcophyton tenuispiculatum. [Accessed 03/30/2015].
Yamashiro, H., O. Hirosuke, H. Hideki, C. Isao and S. Kazuhiko, 1999 Composition of lipids, fatty acids and sterols in Okinawan corals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B 122:397-407.
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