Eunicea pintais commonly referred to as Gorgonia. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very specíal thanks for the first photo of Eunicea succinea to Prof. Dr. Charles G. Messing, Nova Southeastern University, USA.
Eunicea pinta grows in tall colonies with very long thin branches, its branches: are flexible and soft, elongated, undivided before they reach 50 cm in length or more, and show a small terminal bulb that is 2.0 - 2.5 mm wide.
The gorgonian can produce a little slime, but is not slimy.
Colour: Beige to white
Habitat: Oceanic reefs to a depth of 70 metres.
Remarks: There are very few records of this species.