Definition of Gorgonia. Meaning of Gorgonia. Synonyms of Gorgonia

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Definition of Gorgonia

Gorgonia
Gorgonia Gor*go"ni*a (g[^o]r*g[=o]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. [L., a coral which hardens in the air.] (Zo["o]l.) 1. A genus of Gorgoniacea, formerly very extensive, but now restricted to such species as the West Indian sea fan (Gorgonia flabellum), sea plume (G. setosa), and other allied species having a flexible, horny axis. 2. Any slender branched gorgonian.

Meaning of Gorgonia from wikipedia

- Gorgonia is a genus of soft corals, sea fans in the family Gorgoniidae. The World Register of Marine Species lists these species: van Ofwegen, Leen (2014)...
- Gorgonia ventalina, the purple sea fan, is a species of sea fan, an octocoral in the family Gorgoniidae. It is found in the western Atlantic Ocean and...
- Saint Gorgonia (Gr****: Αγία Γοργονία) (died 23 February 375) was the daughter of Saint Gregory the Elder and Saint Nonna. She is remembered in both Eastern...
- purchased. They can include tiny shrimp, algae, gravel, decorative s****, and gorgonia. The 1993 novel This Other Eden by Ben Elton featured the development of...
- Gorgonia flabellum, also known as the Venus fan, Venus sea fan, common sea fan, West Indian sea fan, and purple gorgonian seafan, is a species of sea fan...
- Binomial name Synpalamides rubrophalaris (Houlbert, 1917) Synonyms Castnia rubrophalaris Castnia rubrophalaris gristi Castnia gorgonia Castnia allyni...
- Gorgonia mariae, commonly known as the wide-mesh sea fan, is a species of sea fan, a sessile colonial soft coral in the family Gorgoniidae. It occurs in...
- Amoeba Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1822 Species Amoeba agilis Kirk, 1907 Amoeba gorgonia Pen. Amoeba limicola Rhumb. Amoeba proteus Pal. Amoeba vespertilio Pen...
- shown that measurements of the gorgonin and calcite within species of gorgonia can be useful in paleoclimatology and paleoceanography. Studies of the...
- homomalla Acropora palmata Montastraea cavernosa Meandrina meandrites Gorgonia ventalina Millepora alcicornis Panulirus argus Holothuria mexicana Lobatus...
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