Xenia & Xeniids References, CORAL Magazine Jan/Feb 2020

XENIA & XENIIDS: Beautiful, beguiling, and sometimes a bane - by Felicia McCaulley

XENIA & XENIIDS: Beautiful, beguiling, and sometimes a bane
by Felicia McCaulley


Polyp dimorphism and functional, sequential hermaphroditism in the soft coral Heteroxenia fuscescens (Octocorallia)https://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/64/m064p263.pdf

Planulae brooding and acquisition of zooxanthellae in Xenia macrospiculata (Cnidaria: Octocorallia)https://hmr.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1007/BF02367101

Marine Species Identification Portal, Genus Xenia – http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=corals&id=213&menuentry=groepen

Benefit of pulsation in soft coralshttps://www.pnas.org/content/110/22/8978

To Pulse Or Not To Pulse: Identification and Behaior of Xeniid Corals in the Aquarium Hobbyhttp://reefkeeping.com/issues/2004-02/ac/feature/index.php

Radial Filefish (Acreichthys radiatus) – https://aquanerd.com/2015/11/radial-filefish-acreichthysradiatus.html

Iodide accumulation provides kelp with an inorganic antioxidant impacting atmospheric chemistryhttps://www.pnas.org/content/105/19/6954.short


Bos, A.R. 2016. Soft corals provide microhabitat for camouflaged juveniles of the Blackspotted wrasse Macropharyngodon meleagris. Marine Biodiversity 46(1):
299–301 DOI 10.1007/s12526-015-0332-x 299 – https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272417078

Calfo, A. 2007. Book of Coral Propagation. Reading Trees, Pittsburgh, PA.

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