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Octocorallia (Soft Corals)


Zk article 12751 Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny. II. A new zooxanthellate species from Eilat, northern Red Sea | article
Benayahu Y, McFadden CS, Shoham E, van Ofwegen LP (2017)
Zootaxa 676:1-12
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Zk article 12727 Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny: I. A new sclerite-free genus from Eilat, northern Red Sea | article
Benayahu Y, McFadden CS, Shoham E (2017)
Zootaxa 6808:1-11
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10.1007   s00338 016 1528 7 Higher species richness of octocorals in the upper mesophotic zone in Eilat (Gulf of Aqaba) compared to shallower reef zones | article
Shoham E, Benayahu Y (2017)
Coral Reefs 36:71-81
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10.3897   zookeys.629.10828 A new Muricea species (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from the eastern tropical Pacific | article
Breedy O, Guzman HM (2016)
Zookeys 629:1-10
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10.1007   s00338 015 1363 2 Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill | article
Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016)
Coral Reefs 35:77-90
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Grinyo%cc%81 et al. 2016 Diversity, distribution and population size structure of deep Mediterranean gorgonian assemblages (Menorca Channel, Western Mediterranean Sea) | article
Grinyó J, Gori A, Ambroso S, Rurroy A, Calatayud C, Dominguez-Carrió C, Coppari M, Lo Iacono C, López-González P, Gili JM (2016)
Progr Oceanogr 145:42-56
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Costantini et al. 2016 Limited genetic connectivity between gorgonian morphotypes along a depth gradient | article
Costantini F, Gori A, Lopez-González P, Bramanti L, Rossi S, Gili JM, Abbiati M (2016)
PLoS ONE 11:e0160678
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Costantini and abbiati 2016 Into the depth of population genetics: pattern of structuring in mesophotic red coral populations | article
Costantini F, Abbiati M (2016)
Coral Reefs 35:39-52
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Cau et al. 2016 Habitat constraints and self-thinning shape Mediterranean red coral deep population structure: implications for conservation practice | article
Cau A, Bramanti L, Cannas R, Follesa MC, Angiolillo M, Canese S, Bo M, Cuccu D, Guizien K (2016)
Sci Rep 6:1-10
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Benedetti et al. 2016 Growth patterns in mesophotic octocorals: Timing the branching process in the highly-valuable Mediterranean Corallium rubrum | article
Benedetti MC, Priori C, Erra F, Santangelo G (2016)
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 171:106-110
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10.7717   peerj.2475 A comprehensive investigation of mesophotic coral ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago | article
Pyle​ RL, Boland R, Bolick H, Bowen BW, Bradley CJ, Kane C, Kosaki RK, Langston R, Longenecker K, Montgomery A, Parrish FA, Popp BN, Rooney​ J, Smith CM, Wagner D, Spalding HL (2016)
PeerJ 4:e2475
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10.1089   soro.2015.0019 Soft robotic grippers for biological sampling on deep reefs | article
Galloway KC, Becker KP, Phillips B, Kirby J, Licht S, Tchernov D, Wood RJ, Gruber DF (2016)
Soft Robotics 3:23-33
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1 s2.0 s0967064515001800 main Coral injuries observed at Mesophotic Reefs after the Deepwater Horizon oil discharge | article
Silva M, Etnoyer PJ, MacDonald IR (2016)
Deep-Sea Res Part II 129:96-107
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Cannas et al. 2015 New insights into connectivity patterns of mesophotic red coral (Corallium rubrum) populations | article
Cannas R, Sacco F, Cau A, Coluccia E, Follesa MC, Cau A (2015)
Hydrobiologia 759:63-73
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Angiolillo et al 2015 Distribution and population structure of deep-dwelling red coral in the Northwest Mediterranean | article
Angiolillo M, Gori A, Canese S, Bo M, Priori C, Bavestrello G, Salvati E, Erra F, Greenacre M, Santangelo G (2015)
Mar Ecol 37:294-310
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10.5343   bms.2015.1025 Mesophotic coral ecosystems occur offshore and north of the Amazon River | article
Cordeiro RTS, Neves BM, Rosa-Filho JS, Pérez CDP (2015)
Bull Mar Sci 91:491-510
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Bavestrello et al. 2014 The red coral populations of the gulfs of Naples and Salerno: human impact and deep mass mortalities | article
Bavestrello G, Bo M, Canese S, Sandulli R, Cattaneo-Vietti R (2014)
Italian Journal of Zoology 81:552-563
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10.3897   zookeys.350.6117 Two new species of gorgonian octocorals from the Tropical Eastern Pacific Biogeographic Region (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Gorgoniidae) | article
Breedy O, Williams GC, Guzman HM (2013)
Zookeys 350:75-90
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Priori et al. 2013 Demography of deep-dwelling red coral populations: Age and reproductive structure of a highly valued marine species | article
Priori C, Mastascusa V, Erra F, Angiolillo M, Canese S, Santangelo G (2013)
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 118:43-49
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Costantini et al. 2013 Quantifying spatial genetic structuring in mesophotic populations of the precious coral Corallium rubrum | article
Costantini F, Carlesi L, Abbiati M (2013)
PLoS ONE 8:e61546
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Ambroso et al. 2014 Spatial distribution patterns of the soft corals Alcyonium acaule and Alcyonium palmatum in coastal bottoms (Cap de Creus, northwestern Mediterrane... | article
Ambroso S, Gori A, Dominguez-Carrió C, Gili JM, Berganzo E, Teixidó N, Greenacre M, Rossi S (2013)
Mar Biol 160:3059-3070
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Blyth skyrme 2013a Mesophotic coral ecosystems – potential candidates as essential fish habitat and habitat areas of particular concern | report
Blyth-Skyrme V, Rooney JJ, Parrish FA, Boland RC (2013)

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10.1371   journal.pone.0061546 Quantifying Spatial Genetic Structuring in Mesophotic Populations of the Precious Coral Corallium rubrum | article
Costantini F, Carlesi L, Abbiati M (2013)
PLoS ONE 8:e61546
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10.5343   bms.2013.1014 A New Species of the Genus Eugorgia (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) from Mesophotic Reefs in the Eastern Pacific | article
Breedy O, Guzman HM (2013)
Bull Mar Sci 89:735-743
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Gori et al. 2012b Characterization of the zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate morphotypes of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis | article
Gori A, Bramanti L, López-González P, Thoma JN, Gili JM, Grinyó J, Uceira V, Rossi S (2012)
Mar Biol 159:1485-1496
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Bo et al. 2012 Deep coral oases in the south Tyrrhenian Sea | article
Bo M, Canese S, Spaggiari C, Pusceddu A, Bertolino M, Angiolillo M, Giusti M, Loreto MF, Salvati E, Greco S, Bavestrello G (2012)
PLoS ONE 7:e49870
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Angiolillo et al. 2012 Record of Ellisella paraplexauroides (Anthozoa: Alcyonacea: Ellisellidae) in Italian waters (Mediterranean Sea) | article
Angiolillo M, Bo M, Bavestrello G, Giusti M, Salvati E, Canese S (2012)
Mar Biodivers Rec 5:1-8
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10.1007   s00227 012 1928 3 Characterization of the zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate morphotypes of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis | article
Gori A, Bramanti L, López-González P, Thoma JN, Gili J-M, Grinyó J, Uceira V, Rossi S (2012)
Mar Biol 159:1485-1496
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10.1007   s00338 012 0904 1 Reproductive cycle and trophic ecology in deep versus shallow populations of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cap de Creus, northw... | article
Gori A, Viladrich N, Gili JM, Kotta M, Cucio C, Magni L, Bramanti L, Rossi S (2012)
Coral Reefs 31:823-837
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10.1007   s00338 011 0828 1 Diversity of Scleractinia and Octocorallia in the mesophotic zone of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge TCL, Fabricius KE, Bongaerts P, Wallace CC, Muir PR, Done TJ, Webster JM (2012)
Coral Reefs 31:179-189
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Bo et al. 2011a Characteristics of the Mesophotic Megabenthic Assemblages of the Vercelli Seamount (North Tyrrhenian Sea) | article
Bo M, Bertolino M, Borghini M, Castellano M, Covazzi Harriague A, Di Camillo CG, Gasparini GP, Misic C, Povero P, Pusceddu A, Schroeder K, Bavestrello G (2011)
PLoS ONE 6:e16357
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10.3354   meps09046 Variability in mesophotic coral reef communities along the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge TCL, Done TJ, Friedman A, Beaman RJ, Williams SB, Pizarro O, Webster JM (2011)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 428:63-75
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10.1007   s00227 011 1686 7 Size and spatial structure in deep versus shallow populations of the Mediterranean gorgonian Eunicella singularis (Cap de Creus, northwestern Medit... | article
Gori A, Rossi S, Linares C, Berganzo E, Orejas C, Dale MRT, Gili J-M (2011)
Mar Biol 158:1721-1732
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10.1007   s00227 010 1548 8 Spatial distribution patterns of the gorgonians Eunicella singularis, Paramuricea clavata, and Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Cape of Creus, Northwestern ... | article
Gori A, Rossi S, Berganzo E, Pretus JL, Dale MRT, Gili J-M (2011)
Mar Biol 158:143-158
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10.1007   s00338 011 0771 1 Low connectivity and declining genetic variability along a depth gradient in Corallium rubrum populations | article
Costantini F, Rossi S, Pintus E, Cerrano C, Gili J-M, Abbiati M (2011)
Coral Reefs 30:991-1003
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10.1371   journal.pone.0010668 Rapid Assessment of Octocoral Diversity and Habitat on Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles | article
Etnoyer PJ, Wirshing HH, Sanchez JA (2010)
PLoS ONE
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Armstrong 2010a Large-scale mapping and characterization of deep reef habitats in the US Caribbean | article
Armstrong RA, Singh H, Kunz C (2010)
GCFI:63
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Salomidi et al. 2009 Some observations on the structure and distribution of gorgonian assemblages in the Eastern Medoterranean Sea | report
Salomidi M, Smith C, Katsanevakis S, Panayotidis P, Papathanassiou V (2009)
Actes du 1er Symposium sur la Conservation de Coralligène et autres bio concrétions de Méditerranée
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Bo et al. 2009 Characteristics of a black coral meadow in the twilight zone of the central Mediterranean Sea | article
Bo M, Bevestrello G, Canese S, Giusti M, Salvati E, Angiolillo M, Greco S (2009)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 397:53-61
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10.1007   s00227 008 0947 6 Survey of deep-dwelling red coral (Corallium rubrum) populations at Cap de Creus (NW Mediterranean) | article
Rossi S, Tsounis G, Orejas C, Padrón T, Gili J-M, Bramanti L, Teixidó N, Gutt J (2008)
Mar Biol 154:533-545
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10.1007   s00227 007 0702 4 Temporal and spatial variation in protein, carbohydrate, and lipid levels in Corallium rubrum (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) | article
Rossi S, Tsounis G (2007)
Mar Biol 152:429-439
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10.1007   s00338 007 0253 7 Vertical zonation of megabenthic taxa on a deep photosynthetic reef (50-140 m) in the Auau Channel, Hawaii | article
Kahng SE, Kelley CD (2007)
Coral Reefs 26:679-687
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10.1007   s00338 007 0232 z New report of nudibranch predators of the invasive octocoral Carijoa riisei in the Main Hawaiian Islands | article
Wagner D, Kahng SE, Toonen RJ (2007)
Coral Reefs 26:411
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10.1007   s00227 005 0220 1 Diet and seasonal prey capture rates in the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium rubrum L.) | article
Tsounis G, Rossi S, Laudien J, Bramanti L, Fernández N, Gili J-M, Arntz W (2006)
Mar Biol 149:313-325
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10.1007   s00227 005 0100 8 Effects of spatial variability and colony size on the reproductive output and gonadal development cycle of the Mediterranean red coral (Corallium r... | article
Tsounis G, Rossi S, Aranguren M, Gili J-M, Arntz W (2006)
Mar Biol 148:513-527
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10.1007   s00338 005 0026 0 Impact of an alien octocoral, Carijoa riisei, on black corals in Hawaii | article
Kahng SE, Grigg RW (2005)
Coral Reefs 24:556-562
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Vafidis et al. 1994 Octocoral fauna of the Aegean Sea with check list of the Mediterranean species: new information, faunal comparisons | article
Vafidis D, Koukouras A, Voultsiadou-Koukoura E (1994)
Ann Inst océanogr Paris 70:217-229
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Sheppard 1980a Coral cover, zonation and diversity on reef slopes of Chagos Atolls, and population structures of the major species | article
Sheppard CRC (1980)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 2:193-205
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10.1016   0304 3770%2878%2990045 1 The distribution of algae, corals, and gorgonians in relation to depth, light attenuation, water movement and grazing pressure in the fringing reef... | article
Van den Hoek C, Breeman AM, Bak RPM, Van Buurt G (1978)
Aquat Bot 5:1-46
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Goldberg 1973 The Ecology Of The Coral-Octocoral Communities Off The Southeast Florida Coast: Geomorphology, Species Composition, And Zonation | article
Goldberg WM (1973)
Bull Mar Sci 23:465-488
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Kinzie 1973a The Zonation of West Indian Gorgonians | article
Kinzie III RA (1973)
Bull Mar Sci 23:93-155
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