The repository for scientific information on mesophotic ecosystems

Latest update: September 14, 2020


 
 
 
 
Latest publications
Will coral reef sponges be winners in the Anthropocene? | review
Lesser MP, Slattery M (2020)
Global Change Biol

Depth-dependent detritus production in the sponge, Halisarca caerulea | article
Lesser MP, Mueller B, Pankey S, Macartney KJ, Slattery M, 5 de Goeij JM (2020)
Limnol Oceanogr

Feeding biology of a habitat-forming antipatharian in the Azores Archipelago | article
Rakka M, Orejas C, Maier SR, Van Oevelen D, Godinho A, Bilan M, Carreiro-Silva M (2020)
Coral Reefs

Morphological and molecular description of a new genus and species of black coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Antipatharia: Antipathidae: Bl... | article
Horowitz J, Brugler MR, Bridge TCL, Cowman PF (2020)
Zootaxa 4821:553–569

Feeding biology of a habitat-forming antipatharian in the Azores Archipelago | article
Rakka M, Orejas C, Maier SR, Van Oevelen D, Godinho A, Bilan M, Carreiro-Silva M (2020)
Coral Reefs

Morphological and molecular characterization of a new species of black coral from Elvers Bank, north-western Gulf of Mexico (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: He... | article
Opresko DM, Goldman SL, Johnson R, Parra K, Nuttall M, Schmahl GP, Brugler MR (2020)
J Mar Biol Assoc UK 100:559-566

A new genus and two new species of Caprellidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda) from mesophotic and deep-sea waters of Australia | article
Guerra-García JM, Ahyong ST (2020)
Records of the Australian Museum 72:45-62

Influence of Local Pressures on Maldivian Coral Reef Resilience Following Repeated Bleaching Events, and Recovery Perspectives | article
Montefalcone M , Morri C, Bianchi CN (2020)
Front Mar Sci

Coral Morphology Portrays the Spatial Distribution and Population Size-Structure Along a 5–100 m Depth Gradient | article
Kramer N, Tamir R, Eyal G, Loya Y (2020)
Front Mar Sci

A generalized light‐driven model of community transitions along coral reef depth gradients | article
Laverick JH, Tamir R, Eyal G, Loya Y (2020)
Glob Ecol Biogeogr 29:1554–1564

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