The repository for scientific information on mesophotic ecosystems

Latest update: May 29, 2020


 
 
 
 
Latest publications
Unexplored diversity of the mesophotic echinoderm fauna of the Easter Island ecoregion | article
Mecho A, Easton EE, Sellanes J, Gorny M, Mah C (2019)
Mar Biol 166:1-17

Exploring the Biodiversity of Understudied Benthic Taxa at Mesophotic and Deeper Depths: Examples From the Order Zoantharia (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) | article
Reimer JD, Kise H, Santos MEA, Lindsay DJ, Pyle RL, Copus JM, Bowen BW, Nonaka M, Higashiji T, Benayahu Y (2019)
Front Mar Sci 6:305

Depth-Dependent Structuring of Reef Fish Assemblages From the Shallows to the Rariphotic Zone | article
Stefanoudis PV, Gress E, Pitt JM, Smith SR, Kincaid T, Rivers M, Andradi-Brown DA, Rowlands G, Woodall LC, Rogers AD (2019)
Front Mar Sci 6:1-16

Sponge density increases with depth throughout the Caribbean: Reply | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M (2019)
Ecosphere 10:e02690

Genetic connectivity dynamics of the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta, across the Florida Reef Tract and Gulf of Mexico | article
Bernard AM, Finnegan KA, Shivji MS (2019)
Bull Mar Sci 95:161-175

Benthic communities of mesophotic coral ecosystem off Puducherry, east coast of India | article
Laxmilatha P, Jasmine S, Paul SM, Periasamy R (2019)
Current Science 116: 982-987
A high-latitude, mesophotic Cycloseris field at 85 m depth off Rapa Nui (Easter Island) | article
Hoeksema BW, Sellanes J, Easton EE (2019)
Bull Mar Sci 95:101-102

A new signal of marine tropicalization in the Macaronesia region: First record of the mesophotic macroalga Avrainvillea canariensis A. Gepp & E.S. ... | article
Ribeiro C, Neto AI, Moreu I, Haroun R, Neves P (2019)
Aquat Bot 153:40-43

Three new species of Chromis (Teleostei, Pomacentridae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of the Philippines | article
Arango BG, Pinheiro HT, Rocha C, Greene BD, Pyle RL, Copus JM, Shepherd B, Rocha LA, Rocha LA (2019)
Zookeys 835:1-15

Mesophotic Ecklonia radiata (Laminariales) at Rangitāhua, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand | article
Nelson W, Duffy C, Trnski T, Stewart R (2019)
Phycologia 57:534-538

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