Definition of Alcyonacea. Meaning of Alcyonacea. Synonyms of Alcyonacea

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Definition of Alcyonacea

Alcyonacea
Alcyonacea Al`cy*o*na"ce*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of soft-bodied Alcyonaria, of which Alcyonium is the type. See Illust. under Alcyonaria.

Meaning of Alcyonacea from wikipedia

- Alcyonacea, or soft corals, are an order of corals. In addition to the fleshy soft corals, the order Alcyonacea now contains all species previously known...
- sea pens, and gorgonians (sea fans and sea whips) within three orders: Alcyonacea, Helioporacea, and Pennatulacea. These organisms have an internal skeleton...
- Long Island Sound is a large marine estuary in the Northeastern United States. It forms the border between New York's Long Island and Connecticut. It is...
- (Pennatulacea), soft corals (Alcyonacea), and blue coral (Helioporacea). Sea whips and sea fans, known as gorgonians, are part of Alcyonacea and historically were...
- meters below sea level in areas with strong currents. In common with other Alcyonacea, red corals have the shape of small leafless bushes and grow up to a meter...
-   Extinct in the wild (EW): 15 species   Critically endangered (CR): 987 species   Endangered (EN): 1,163 species   Vulnerable (VU): 2,178 species   Near...
-   Alcyonacea     Helioporacea     Pennatulacea  ...
- Stolonifera is a suborder of soft corals in the order Alcyonacea. Members of this taxon are characterised by having separate polyps budding off an encrusting...
- Acanthogorgiidae is a family of cnidarians belonging to the order Alcyonacea. Genera: Acanthogorgia Gray, 1857 Anthogorgia Verrill, 1868 Ascolepis Calcigorgia...
- cl****ification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Cl****: Anthozoa Order: Alcyonacea Family: Xeniidae Genus: Efflatounaria Gohar, 1939 Species See text...
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