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Octocoral Guaiagorgia

Octocoral assemblages have a fundamental ecological role as a habitat that provides a  complex three-dimensional structure to support high biodiversity. The octocoral Guaiagorgia sp. is found abundantly in Hong Kong's western waters but not elsewhere in other parts of the Hong Kong marine environment. What is Guaiagorgia? What is so special about it? Let’s hop on and explore with us. Follow Coral Academy and stay tuned!

Funded by: Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund