Invasion of a deep black coral bed by an alien species, Carijoa riisei, off Maui, Hawaii

@article{Grigg2003InvasionOA,
  title={Invasion of a deep black coral bed by an alien species, Carijoa riisei, off Maui, Hawaii},
  author={Richard W. Grigg},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={121-122}
}
Carijoa riisei is an Octocoral (Order Alcyonacea, Family Clavulariidae) that was first recorded in Hawaii in 1972 (Evans et al. 1974). Before then, it was known only from the Caribbean Sea, where it is found from Florida to Brazil (Bayer 1961). In the Caribbean, Carijoa riisei (previously known as Telesto riisei) normally occurs in dense clusters in fouling communities on pier pilings in shallow water. This is also a preferred habitat inHawaii, except that it is also abundant inmuchdeeper water… CONTINUE READING
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