Alcyonium digitatum or dead man's fingers is a species of soft coral in the family Alcyoniidae.It is found around the coasts of the northern Atlantic Ocean.
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Dead men’s fingers belongs to the Alcyonium genus of soft corals, which has representatives across the oceans, though A. digitatum is overwhelmingly the most common species of coral in the Northeast Atlantic and is found on just about every UK dive site I’ve enjoyed.Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758: Espesye sa kagaangan ang Alcyonium digitatum. Una ning gihulagway ni Linnaeus ni adtong 1758. Ang Alcyonium digitatum sakop sa kahenera nga Alcyonium sa kabanay nga Alcyoniidae. Pagka karon wala pay siak nga nalista ubos niini niya.Alcyonium digitatum is within the scope of WikiProject Animals, an attempt to better organize information in articles related to animals and zoology.For more information, visit the project page. Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale. Mid This article has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.
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The annual cycle of Alcyonium digitatum was studied in the area around the south of the Isle of Man. There is an annual cycle of feeding activity, with normal activity from January to July, but from August onwards with an increasing proportion of colonies remaining permanently contracted; by November 90% are in this condition.Read More
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