Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Bent Sea Rod Eunicea flexuosa

Classification

Plexauridae [family]
Eunicea [genus] (15)
flexuosa [species]

Classification

Plexauridae [family]
Eunicea [genus] (15)
flexuosa [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba Bank
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba Bank
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius

  • Publications

    • Bayer, F.M. 1961. The Shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands 12: 1-373.
    • Etnoyer, P.J., Wirshing, H.H., Sánchez, J.A. 2010. Rapid assessment of Octocoral diversity and habitat on Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles. PLoS ONE 5(5): 1-9.
    • Gordon, I. 1925. Gorgonids from Curaçao Island. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde 24(1): 15-24.
    • Hoek, C. van den, Breeman, A.M. 1978. The distribution of Algae, Corals and Gorgonians in relation to depth, light attenuation, water movement and grazing pressure in the fringing coral reef of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Aquatic Botany 5: 1-46.
    • Korzhavina, O.A., Hoeksema, B.W., Ivanenko, V.N. 2019. A review of Caribbean Copepoda associated with reef-dwelling cnidarians, echinoderms and sponges. Contributions to Zoology. [link]
    • Lau, Y.W. 2016. Octocorals of St. Eustatius. In: Marine biodiversity survey of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean, 2015. 38-42. Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, and ANEMOON Foundation, Bennebroek.
    • Stiasny, G. 1935. Diagnosen neuer und alter Arten der Gorgonarien-Familie Plexauridae. Zoologische Anzeiger 109(9-10): 236-245.