BIOTIC Species Information for Eunicella verrucosa
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Researched byDr Keith Hiscock Data supplied byMarLIN
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameEunicella verrucosa Common namePink sea fan
MCS CodeD611 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCnidaria Subphylum
SuperclassAnthozoa ClassOctocorallia
Subclass OrderGorgonacea
Suborder FamilyPlexauridae
GenusEunicella Speciesverrucosa
Subspecies   

Additional InformationMay be confused with Swiftia pallida, which occurs in Scotland northwards to Scandinavia but is much less branched, has generally thinner branches and may be white or rose coloured.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Manuel, 1988,
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