Order Alcyonacea (Alcyonaceans)

Family

TaxonVernacular name (ENG)VideosPhotos
 Acanthoaxiidae (1)00
 Acanthogorgiidae (8)00
 Acrophytidae00
 Acrossotidae (1)00
Alcyoniidae (34)Alcyoniids119
 Anthothelidae (10)00
 Aquaumbridae (1)00
 Arulidae (2)00
 Briareidae (3)00
 Chrysogorgiidae (14)00
Clavulariidae (28)01
 Coelogorgiidae (1)00
Coralliidae (3)14
 Cornulariidae (2)00
 Corymbophytidae00
 Dendrobrachiidae (1)00
Ellisellidae (11)01
Gorgoniidae (18)118
 Haimeidae00
 Ifalukellidae (2)00
 Isididae (42)Bamboo corals00
 Keroeididae (5)00
 Leptophytidae00
Melithaeidae (2)03
Nephtheidae (19)06
Nidaliidae (7)01
 Paragorgiidae (2)00
 Paralcyoniidae (5)00
 Paramuriceidae00
 Parasphaerascleridae (1)00
 Parisididae (1)00
Plexauridae (48)114
 Primnoidae (43)00
 Pseudogorgiidae (1)00
 Spongiodermidae (6)00
Subergorgiidae (3)02
 Taiaroidae (1)00
Tubiporidae (1)01
 Victorgorgiidae (1)00
 Viguieriotidae (1)00
Xeniidae (20)01

Vernacular names for order Alcyonacea

LanguageNameSource
Dutch; Flemishzachte koralen, waaierkoralenWorms, Worms
Englishalcyonaceans, gorgonians, soft corals, gorgonians, sea fans, and sea feathers, horny coralsWorms, Worms, Worms, Worms, Worms
GermanLederkorallen, WeichkorallenWorms, Worms
JapaneseウミトサカWorms
SwedishhornkorallerWorms
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