Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Cnidaria
Class
Anthozoa
Subclass
Octocorallia
Order
Gorgonacea
Suborder
Calcaxonia
Family
Isididae
Genus
Acanella
Species
arbuscula
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
475 meters
Max Depth
2390 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Eastern Atlantic, northeast United States (cold temperate waters north of Cape Hatteras), southeast United States (warm temperate waters south of Cape Hatteras to Key Largo)
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • hard substrate
  • slope (200–3000 m)