is an on-line resource database that serves as a central repository for scientific information on the oceans' mesophotic zone.

 This is a beta release of the new website. Apologies for the inconvenience, but for now expect some (=lots of) bugs & mistakes!

Website updates

08-Jul-16  Added 6 new publications

17-Jun-16  Uploaded beta version for ICRS

15-Jun-16  Imported metadata (not yet QC)

82Conference abstracts
Depth range
Publications over time

 Tip: To contribute posts simply use the #mesophotic handle in Twitter

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Microbiome variation in corals with distinct depth distribution ranges (15–85m) #mesophotic tweet


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Gordon Research Conference on Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems confirmed for June 17-22, 2018 at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine USA #mesophotic tweet

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Tom Bridge  @TomBridge07
Invasion of #Caribbean #mesophotic #reefs by #lionfish undermines culling-based mangement: #ECRpaper @dandradibrown tweet

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10.3389   fmars.2016.00247

Long-term Shifts in Coral Communities On Shallow to Deep Reef Slopes of Curaçao and Bonaire: Are ...
Bakker de DM, Meesters EH, Bak RPM, Nieuwland G, Duyl van FC (2017) Front Mar Sci