Soft corals, sea fans, sea whips (order: Alcyonacea) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Alcyonacea (13)
Soft corals, sea fans, sea whips
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Octocorallia
Order Alcyonacea

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Web resources


  • Hughes, T.P, A.H. Baird, E.A. Dinsdale, N.A. Moltschaniwskyj, M.S. Pratchett, J.E. Tanner, and B.L. Willis (2012). Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climatic gradient. Current Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.02.068. LIRS catalog number 1560.