Alcyonaria

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Alcyonaria

a division of the Anthozoa containing the soft corals, e.g. sea pens, sea pansies, deadmen's fingers and precious coral.
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Revisao taxonomica dos Octocorallia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) do litoral sul-americano: da foz do rio Amazonas a foz do rio da Prata.
Willis, "Competitive strategies of soft corals (Coelenterata: Octocorallia): allelopathic effects on selected scleractinian corals," Coral Reefs, vol.
Cortes, "Mortality of Gorgonia flabellum linneaus (Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica," Revista deBiologia Tropical, vol.
The corals themselves are further divided into the Octocorallia and the Hexacorallia.
Etude des populations de deux especes de Veleronia (Decapodes, Pontoniinae), associees aux Gorgonacea (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) de l'Archipel des Galapagos.
Porifera (sponges), Octocorallia (soft corals), and Chlorophyta (green alga) were found in common at the 3 video sites.
In situ isolation of allelochemicals released from soft corals (Coelenterata: Octocorallia): a totally submersible sampling apparatus.
Heliopora coerulea is the only species in the subclass Octocorallia that has a crystalline aragonite skeleton.
As part of a diving census survey and collections of coastal benthic, demersal, and pelagic fishes (Erisman et al, 2011), and benthic invertebrate community structure (mainly Octocorallia, Echinodermata, Mollusca and Crustacea: mostly Decapoda and Stomatopoda) (Sanchez-Ortiz et al., unpublished data), the zooplankton community structure of 11 sampling sites was studied at at Islas Marias Archipelago, during November 13-21, 2010 (Fig.