from The Century Dictionary.
- Of, pertaining to, or resembling the Alcyonacea.
- noun One of the Alcyonacea.
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Within the Park 43 scleractinian (hard coral) and 10 alcyonacean (soft coral) genera, 14 sponges, 4 tunicates, 812 species of marine and estuarine mollusks (72% of Kwazulu-Natal coastal species), including the giant clams Tricdaca maxima and T. squamosa, and 198 species of Crustacea have been recorded.