Additional Reading

Alderslade, P. (2001). Six new genera and six new species of soft coral, and some proposed familial and subfamilial changes within the Alcyonacea (Coe-lenterata: Octocorallia). Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 10, 15-65.

Bayer, F. M. (1981). Key to the genera of Octocorallia exclusive of Pennatulacea (Coelenterata: Anthozoa), with diagnoses of new taxa. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 94, 901-947.

Dinesen, Z. D. (1983). Patterns in the distribution of soft corals across the central Great Barrier Reef. Coral Reefs 1, 229-236.

Fabricius, K., and Alderslade, P. (2001). 'Soft Corals and Sea Fans: A Comprehensive Guide to the Tropical Shallow Water Genera of the Central-West Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.' (Australian Institute of Marine Science: Townsville.)

Fabricius, K. E. and De'ath, G. (2008). Photosynthetic symbionts and energy supply determine octocoral biodiversity in coral reefs. Ecology (in press).

Grasshoff, M. (1999). The shallow water gorgo-nians of New Caledonia and adjacent islands (Coelenterata, Octocorallia). Senckenbergiana Biologica 78, 1-121.

Hyman, L. H. (1940). 'The Invertebrates. Protozoa through Ctenophora.' (McGraw-Hill: New York.)

Paulay, G., Puglisi, M. P., and Starmer, J. A. (2003). The non-scleractinian Anthozoa (Cnidaria) of the Mariana Islands. Micronesica 35-36,138-155.

van Oppen, M. J. H., Mieog, J. C., Sánchez, C. A., and Fabricius, K. E. (2005). Diversity of algal endosym-bionts (zooxanthellae) in octocorals: the roles of geography and host relationships. Molecular Ecology 14, 2403-2417.

Verseveldt, J. (1977). Australian Octocorallia (Coelenterata). Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 28, 171-240.

Williams, G. C. (1995). Living genera of sea pens (Coe-lenterata: Pennatulacea): illustrated key and synopses. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 113, 93-140.

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