Welcome. This site is intended to support the octocoral research community. If you are currently studying any aspect of octocorals – taxonomy, physiology, ecology, economics… – then please join us! Our primary service at present is the ORN listserv which helps researchers connect and collaborate. You may join here: ORN listserv.
If you are visiting this site to get help with an identification or aquarium related question, please post to our Google+ group here: Octocoral Interest Group
Another excellent source of general information about Octocorals is the Octocoral Research Center at the California Academy of Science.