Adelogorgia phyllosclera   Bayer, 1958

orange gorgonian
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Alcyonacea | Gorgoniidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 30 - 300 m (Ref. 865).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and Northwest Atlantic: USA to Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 60.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Size refers to colony height (Ref. 865). It is found on rocks at depths of 30 to 300 meters (Ref. 865). Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. (Ref. 1663)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.1 - 16, mean 11.3 (based on 51 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown