Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Cnidaria
Class
Anthozoa
Subclass
Octocorallia
Order
Gorgonacea
Suborder
Holaxonia
Family
Plexauridae
Genus
Eunicea
Species
fusca
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
6 meters
Max Depth
27 meters
Overall Geographic Range
southeast United States (warm temperate waters south of Cape Hatteras to Key Largo), Bermuda, Caribbean
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • hard substrate
  • coral reef (0–50 m)