Black coral occurrences on the Azores shelves (central north Atlantic) from 1991 to 2019

Black corals are antipatharian corals that occur from sublittoral to abyssal depths on hard, mixed and soft substrates. Under favourable conditions, some black coral species form dense stands known as black coral gardens which create habitat for a variety of associated species.

Metadata Access
Publisher Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access service; EurOBIS - EMODnet Biology
Contributor Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ); Institute of Marine Research; University of St Andrews
Publication Year 2024
OpenAccess true
Contact blue-cloud-support(at)
Discipline Marine Science
Spatial Coverage (-31.150W, 36.900S, -24.750E, 39.650N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 1991-01-16T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2019-09-07T00:00:00Z