Cladiella pachyclados   (Klunzinger,  1877) (Soft coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Alcyonacea
Family:Alcyoniidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Alcyonium pacchyclados Klunzinger 1877

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Little Andaman (Lat: 10.75) (Long: 92.5) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chidiya Tapu INDIA (Record: 11/1991) (Depth: 3 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Burma Nallah INDIA (Record: 11/1991) (Depth: 3 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Corbyn's Cove INDIA (Record: 11/1991) (Depth: 3 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV and Devi,K (2003) Studies on the soft corals (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) of Andaman Islands, Bay of Bengal Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 36161 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Vennam, J and van Ofwegen, LP (1996) Soft corals (Colelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Laccadives (sw India), with a re-examination of Sinularia gravis Tixier-Durivault, 1970 Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden 437-452 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Florida Museum of Natural History Available at - http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
  • 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
  • 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

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