APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Soft coral and Sea fan images (Order Alcyonacea)
Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order)

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniina (Suborder) > Alcyoniidae (Family)

Alcyonium
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758 - Dead man's fingers

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Holaxonia (Suborder) > Gorgoniidae (Family)

Eunicella
Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766)
- Pink sea fan or Lady thorn

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Stolonifera (Suborder) > Clavulariidae (Family)

Sarcodictyon
Sarcodictyon catenatum Forbes, 1847 ?
- A Clavulariid anthozoan

Click here for images of Scyphozoa and Staurozoa

Soft coral Sea fan Order Alcyonacea images