An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Soft coral and Sea fan images (Order Alcyonacea)
Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order)

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniina (Suborder) > Alcyoniidae (Family)

Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758 - Dead man's fingers

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Holaxonia (Suborder) > Gorgoniidae (Family)

Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766)
- Pink sea fan or Lady thorn

Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Stolonifera (Suborder) > Clavulariidae (Family)

Sarcodictyon catenatum Forbes, 1847 ?
- A clavulariid anthozoan

Click here for images of Scyphozoa and Staurozoa

Sealife Survey
Record UK marine life using the the Marine Biological Association's Sealife Survey (external link)

Soft coral Sea fan Order Alcyonacea images