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Alcyonacea

Index Alcyonacea

Alcyonacea, or soft corals, is an order of corals which do not produce calcium carbonate skeletons. [1]

52 relations: Alcyoniidae, Alcyonium acaule, Annella mollis, Anthothelidae, Aquaculture, Bamboo coral, Briareidae, Briareum, Calcaxonia, Calcium carbonate, Chrysogorgiidae, Cladiella, Clavularia viridis, Clavulariidae, Coral, Coralliidae, Cornulariidae, Dendronephthya hemprichi, Ellisella, Ellisellidae, Family (biology), Gorgonia ventalina, Gorgoniidae, Holaxonia, Maasella, Melithaeidae, Nephtheidae, Nidaliidae, Organ pipe coral, Paragorgia arborea, Paragorgiidae, Paralcyoniidae, Paramuricea clavata, Parasphaerasclera, Parisis (genus), Plexauridae, Precious coral, Primnoidae, Pulsating xenid, Reef aquarium, Scleractinia, Scleraxonia, Sclerite, Sinularia, Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, Stolonifera, Subergorgiidae, Taiaroa (coral), Taxonomic rank, Tubipora, ..., Xeniidae, Zooxanthellae. Expand index (2 more) »

Alcyoniidae

Alcyoniidae is a family of leathery or soft corals in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Alcyonium acaule

Alcyonium acaule or Mediterranean sea-finger is a species of soft coral in the Alcyoniidae family.

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Annella mollis

Annella mollis is a species of soft corals belonging to the family Subergorgiidae.

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Anthothelidae

Anthothelidae is a family of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Aquaculture

Aquaculture (less commonly spelled aquiculture), also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms.

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Bamboo coral

Bamboo coral, family Isididae, is a family of mostly deep-sea coral of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Briareidae

Briareidae is a family of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Briareum

Briareum is a genus of soft corals in the family Briareidae.

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Calcaxonia

Calcaxonia is a suborder of soft corals in the order Alcyonacea.

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Calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the formula CaCO3.

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Chrysogorgiidae

Chrysogorgiidae is a family of soft corals in the suborder Calcaxonia.

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Cladiella

Cladiella is a genus of soft corals native to the Indo-Pacific region.

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Clavularia viridis

Clavularia viridis is a species of colonial soft coral in the family Clavulariidae.

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Clavulariidae

Clavulariidae is a family of soft corals in the suborder Stolonifera.

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Coral

Corals are marine invertebrates in the class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria.

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Coralliidae

Coralliidae is a family of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Cornulariidae

Cornulariidae is a family of soft corals in the suborder Stolonifera.

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Dendronephthya hemprichi

Dendronephthya hemprichi is a common soft coral found from Red Sea to Western Pacific.

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Ellisella

Ellisella, commonly known as sea whip, is a genus of soft coral in the family Ellisellidae.

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Ellisellidae

Ellisellidae is a family of soft corals.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Gorgonia ventalina

Gorgonia ventalina, the purple sea fan, is a species of sea fan, an octocoral in the family Gorgoniidae.

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Gorgoniidae

Gorgoniidae is a family of soft corals, a member of the subclass Octocorallia in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Holaxonia

Holaxonia is a suborder of soft corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Maasella

Maasella is a genus of soft coral in the family Paralcyoniidae.

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Melithaeidae

Melithaeidae is a family of corals in the suborder Scleraxonia.

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Nephtheidae

Nephtheidae is a family of soft corals in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Nidaliidae

Nidaliidae is a family of soft corals in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Organ pipe coral

The Organ pipe coral (Tubipora musica) is an alcyonarian coral native to the waters of the Indian Ocean and the central and western regions of the Pacific Ocean.

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Paragorgia arborea

Paragorgia arborea is a species of coral in the family Paragorgiidae, commonly known as the bubblegum coral.

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Paragorgiidae

Paragorgiidae is a family of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Paralcyoniidae

Paralcyoniidae is a family of soft corals in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Paramuricea clavata

Paramuricea clavata, the violescent sea-whip, is a species of colonial soft coral in the family Plexauridae.

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Parasphaerasclera

Parasphaerasclera is a genus of soft coral.

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Parisis (genus)

Parisis is a genus of corals in the monotypic family Parisididae.

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Plexauridae

Plexauridae is a family of marine colonial octocorals in the phylum Cnidaria.

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Precious coral

Precious coral, or red coral, is the common name given to a genus of marine corals, Corallium.

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Primnoidae

Primnoidae is a family of soft corals.

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Pulsating xenid

The pulsating xenid (Heteroxenia fuscescens) is a species of soft coral of the family Xeniidae.

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Reef aquarium

A reef aquarium or reef tank is a marine aquarium that prominently displays live corals and other marine invertebrates as well as fish that play a role in maintaining the tropical coral reef environment.

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Scleractinia

Scleractinia, also called stony corals or hard corals, are marine animals in the phylum Cnidaria that build themselves a hard skeleton.

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Scleraxonia

Scleraxonia is a suborder of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Sclerite

A sclerite (Greek σκληρός, sklēros, meaning "hard") is a hardened body part.

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Sinularia

Sinularia is a genus of soft coral in the family Alcyoniidae.

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Siphonogorgia godeffroyi

Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, the cherry blossom coral or Godeffroy's Soft Coral, is a species of soft coral in the family Nidaliidae.

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Stolonifera

Stolonifera is a suborder of soft corals in the order Alcyonacea.

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Subergorgiidae

Subergorgiidae is a family of corals, a member of the phylum Cnidaria.

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Taiaroa (coral)

Taiaroa is a genus of deep-water, solitary marine octocorals in the family Taiaroidae.

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Taxonomic rank

In biological classification, taxonomic rank is the relative level of a group of organisms (a taxon) in a taxonomic hierarchy.

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Tubipora

Tubipora is a genus of soft coral.

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Xeniidae

Xeniidae is a family of soft coral in the order Alcyonacea.

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Zooxanthellae

Zooxanthellae are single-celled dinoflagellates that are able to live in symbiosis with marine invertebrates such as corals, jellyfish, and sea anemones.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcyonacea

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