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Vafidis et al. 1994


scientific article | Ann Inst Oceanogr Paris | open access

Octocoral fauna of the Aegean Sea with check list of the Mediterranean species: new information, faunal comparisons

Vafidis D, Koukouras A, Voultsiadou-Koukoura E



Abstract

Sampling in the North Aegean Sea yielded 24 species of the class Octocorallia, 9 of which are new records for the Eastern Mediterranean, while 5 more species are new for the Aegean Sea. For each of the 24 species, information is given on their distribution and their habitat. A check list of the 43 known Mediterranean octocoorals is also presented and the faunas of various parts of the Mediterranean are compared on the basis of the literature.

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Depth range
0- 200 m

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Fields
Biodiversity
Taxonomy

Focusgroups
Octocorallia (Soft Corals)

Locations
Greece

Platforms
Diving (unspecified)
Dredging / trawling
Fishing
Snorkeling

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