Mesophotic.org - a repository for information on mesophotic coral ecosystems

Latest update: December 12, 2018


 
 
 
 
Latest publications
A multidisciplinary approach for generating globally consistent data on mesophotic, deep-pelagic, and bathyal biological communities | article
Woodall LC, Andradi-Brown DA, Brierley AS, Clark MR, Connelly D, Hall RA, Howell KL, Huvenne VAI, Linse K, Ross RE, Snelgrove P, Stefanoudis PV, Sutton TT, Taylor M, Thornton TF, Rogers AD (2018)
Oceanography


Deep Reef Benthos of Bermuda: Field Identification Guide | book
Stefanoudis PV, Smith SR, Schneider C, Wagner D, Goodbody-Gringley G, Xavier J, Rivers M, Woodall LC, Rogers AD (2018)



De novo transcriptome assembly of the coral Agaricia lamarcki (Lamarck's sheet coral) from mesophotic depth in southwest Puerto Rico | article
Veglia AJ, Hammerman NM, Rivera-Vicénsa RE, Schizas NV (2018)
Marine Genomics


Fish, Coral, and Sponge Assemblages Associated With Altiphotic and Mesophotic Reefs Along the Guánica Biosphere Reserve Continental Shelf Edge, Sou... | article
García-Hernández JE, Sanchez PJ, Hammerman NM, Schizas NV (2018)
Front Mar Sci



Rethinking the Coral Microbiome: Simplicity Exists within a Diverse Microbial Biosphere | article
Hernandez-Agreda A, Leggat W, Bongaerts P, Herrera C, Ainsworth TD (2018)
mBio 9:e00812-18



Acropora tenella, a zooxanthellate coral extending to 110-m depth in the northern Coral Sea | article
Muir PR, Pichon M, Squire L, Wallace CC (2018)
Mar Biodiv


Population connectivity among shallow and mesophotic Montastraea cavernosa corals in the Gulf of Mexico identifies potential for refugia | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2018)
Coral Reefs


To what extent do mesophotic coral ecosystems and shallow reefs share species of conservation interest? A systematic review | review
Laverick JH, Piango S, Andradi‑Brown DA, Exton DA, Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Lesser MP, Pyle RL, Slattery M, Wagner D, Rogers AD (2018)
Environ Evid



Limited potential of deep reefs to serve as refuges for tropical Southwestern Atlantic corals | article
Morais J, Santos BA (2018)
Ecosphere 9:e02281



Characterizing population structure of coral-associated fauna from mesophotic and shallow habitats in the Caribbean | article
Veglia A, Hammerman NM, Rivera Rosaly CR, Lucas M, Galindo Estronza A, Corgosinho PH, Schizas NV (2018)
J Mar Biol Assoc UK


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Alexis Chappuis  @oranglautan
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Michael Gravitz  @marinelifemike
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Dr. Luiz Rocha  @CoralReefFish
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