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The very rare candelabra gorgonian (Ellisella paraplexauroides), off M’dic, Morocco. The only representative of the genus Ellisella in the Mediterranean, it is considered among the largest colonial invertebrates in the Mediterranean.

© Mathieu Foulquié / Biosphoto

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Image size: 2327x3497 pixels (7.8"x11.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2014-05-27

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Wild animal / Cnidaria / Anthozoan / Sea fan / Whip coral (Ellisella sp) / Candelabrum gorgonian (Ellisella paraplexauroides)

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Shot / Overview

Shot / Underwater shot

Africa / North Africa / Great Maghreb / Maghreb / Morocco

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Vulnerable (IUCN) VU


Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Cnidaria / Gorgonacea / Ellisellidae / Ellisella

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