Edit the description's bibliography (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Edit the description's bibliography


Animalia: species: Xenia sp.

References that assist with identification

  • Fabricius, K. and P. Alderslade (2001). in: Soft corals and sea fans: a comprehensive guide to the tropical shallow water genera of the central-west Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.

Other references

  • Alino, P.M. and J.C. Coll (1989). Observations of the synchronized mass spawning and post settlement activity of octocorals on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia: biological aspects, Bulletin of Marine Science, 45(3): 697-707.
  • Fabricius, K.E. (1997). Soft coral abundance on the central Great Barrier Reef: effects of Acanthaster planci, space availability, and aspects of the physical environment, Coral Reefs, 16(3): 159-167.
  • Goulet, T.L., T.C. LaJeunesse and K.E. Fabricius (2008). Symbiont specificity and bleaching susceptibility among soft corals in the 1998 Great Barrier Reef mass coral bleaching event, Marine Biology, 154: 795-804.
  • Stemmer, K., I. Burghardt, C. Mayer, G.B. Reinicke, H. W├Ągele, R. Tollrian and F. Leese (2012). Morphological and genetic analyses of xeniid soft coral diversity (Octocorallia; Alcyonacea). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, doi: 10.1007/s13127-012-0119-x.. LIRS catalog number 1595.