Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Corky Sea Finger Briareum asbestinum

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Briareidae [family]
Briareum [genus] (1)
asbestinum [species]

Classification

Briareidae [family]
Briareum [genus] (1)
asbestinum [species]

Literature

  • Beek, I.J.M. van, Meesters, E.H.W.G. 2014. Saba Bank research expedition 2013 - Progress report. 45 pp. IMARES, Wageningen UR.
  • Cairns, S. 1977. Guide to the commoner shallow-water Gorgonians (Sea Whips, Sea Feathers and Sea Fans) of Florida, the gulf of Mexico and the caribbean region. 80. Sea Grant Field Guide Series number 6.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SPAW Protocol 2019. List of species of marine and coastal flora strictly protected under the SPAW Protocol in Annex I, II and III. The Caribbean Environment Programme. [link]
  • WoRMS. WoRMS, World Register of Marine Species. www.marinespecies.org. [link]

Literature references linked to higher taxa