Sinularia polydactyla   (Ehrenberg,  1834) (Soft coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Alcyonacea
Family:Alcyoniidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Havelock (Lat: 11.97) (Long: 93) INDIA (Record: 03/1992) (Depth: 1-3 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mayabunder INDIA (Record: 03/1992) (Depth: 1-3 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Pulli Island INDIA (Record: 23/06/1993) (Depth: 2 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Pulli Island INDIA (Record: 23/06/1993) (Depth: 2 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Reeflex Available at - http://www.reeflex.net/
  • Kumar, CS and Venkataraman, K (2005) Diversity and status of soft corals (Coelenterata: Alcyonacea) in Gulf of Mannar Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 232-234 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
  • Jayasree, V; Bhat, KL and Parulekar, AH (1996) Occurrence and distribution of soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 93(2) 202-209 Available at - NIO, Goaa
  • Jayasree, V and Parulekar, AH (1997) The ecology and distribution of alcyonaceans at Mandapam (Palk Bay, Gulf of Mannar), South India Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society Bombay Natural History Society 94(3) 521-524 Available at - NIO, Goa

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