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Sea fan

Leptogorgia sarmentosa

Description:

also called sea whip or sea fan, found throughout the oceans of the world, especially in the tropics and subtropics

Habitat:

aquatic and mostly marine environments

Notes:

Photograph ©Ricardo Bilé

1 species ID suggestions

Sea fan
leptogorgia sarmentosa Leptogorgia sarmentosa

3 Comments

João Pedro Silva
João Pedro Silva a year ago

You should split this record as there are photos of two species, Leptogorgia sarmentosa and Eunicella verrucosa.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 4 years ago

Interesting. I have had a piece of this in my Bathroom for years and have never known what it was.

lori.tas
lori.tas 4 years ago

Excellent.

Portugal

Lat: 38.41, Long: -9.22

Spotted on Jul 4, 2011
Submitted on Jul 12, 2011

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