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Family: Acanthogorgiidae (See list of species below)

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21 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acanthogorgia armata
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Acanthogorgia aspera
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Acanthogorgia augusta
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Acanthogorgia australiensis
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Acanthogorgia breviflora
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Acanthogorgia glyphica
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Acanthogorgia hirsuta
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Acanthogorgia ildibaha
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Acanthogorgia isoxya
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Acanthogorgia meganopla
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Acanthogorgia ramosissima
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Acanthogorgia spinosa
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Anthogorgia ochracea
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Calcigorgia gigantea
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Calcigorgia gracilis
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Calcigorgia herba
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Calcigorgia lukini
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Calcigorgia pacifica
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Calcigorgia spiculifera
[pink gorgonian]
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Muricella paraplectana
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Muricella plectana
[gorgonian coral]
21 Species of Family Acanthogorgiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthogorgia armata Northwest Atlantic
Acanthogorgia aspera Western Central Atlantic
Acanthogorgia augusta Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia australiensis Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia breviflora Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia glyphica Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia hirsuta Atlantic and the Mediterr
Acanthogorgia ildibaha Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia isoxya Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia meganopla Western Central Pacific
Acanthogorgia ramosissima Antarctic Indian Ocean
Acanthogorgia spinosa Indo-West Pacific
Anthogorgia ochracea Western Central Pacific
Calcigorgia gigantea North Pacific
Calcigorgia gracilis Northwest Pacific
Calcigorgia herba Northwest Pacific
Calcigorgia lukini Northwest Pacific
Calcigorgia pacifica Northwest Pacific
Calcigorgia spiculifera pink gorgonian Northeast Pacific 25 H
Muricella paraplectana Western Central Pacific
Muricella plectana gorgonian coral Western Central Pacific



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