Invertebrates associated with gorgonians in the northern Gulf of Mexico Academic Article uri icon


  • Copyright Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 2011. The shrimps Neopontonides chacei, Tozeuma serratum and Periclimenes iridescens, a barnacle (Conopea galeata), two species of gastropods (Ovulidae) and the oyster Pteria colymbus live on Leptogorgia spp. in the northern Gulf of Mexico. For each species and related species in the area, we give records and notes on coloration and behaviour.

published proceedings

  • Marine Biodiversity Records

altmetric score

  • 0.25

author list (cited authors)

  • Wicksten, M. K., & Cox, C.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Wicksten, Mary K||Cox, Carol

publication date

  • October 2011