species: Scleronephthya sp in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Scleronephthya sp


©Anne Hoggett: Scleronephthya sp hanging from the ceiling of a cavern on the northern side of Lizard Island. Thanks to Dr Phil Alderslade (octocoral expert) for the id.

©Anne Hoggett: Scleronephthya sp hanging from the ceiling of a cavern on the northern side of Lizard Island. Thanks to Dr Phil Alderslade (octocoral expert) for the id. He notes that most Scleronephthya species have polyps with red oral regions.

©Penny Berents: Scleronephthya sp at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Alcyonacea
Family Nephtheidae
Genus Scleronephthya
Species Scleronephthya sp

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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References

  • Fabricius, K. and P. Alderslade (2001). 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 and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Australia.