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Latest publications
Rocha et al 2018 not refugee Mesophotic coral ecosystems are threatened and ecologically distinct from shallow water reefs | article
Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Shepherd B, Papastamatiou YP, Luiz OJ, Pyle RL, Bongaerts P (2018)
Science
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Peerj 5129 Assessing population changes of historically overexploited black corals (Order: Antipatharia) in Cozumel, Mexico | article
Gress E, Andradi-Brown DA (2018)
PeerJ 6:e5129
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Turner2018 article depth relatedpatternsincoralre Depth-related patterns in coral recruitment across a shallow to mesophotic gradient | article
Turner JA, Thomson DP, Cresswell AK, Trapon M, Babcock RC (2018)
Coral Reefs
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10.3389 fmars.2018.00152 Assessment of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem Connectivity for Proposed Expansion of a Marine Sanctuary in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico: Population Gene... | article
Studivan MS, Voss JD (2018)
Front Mar Sci
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Fmars 05 00029 Holobiont Diversity in a Reef-Building Coral over Its Entire Depth Range in the Mesophotic Zone | article
Gonzalez-Zapata FL, Gonzalez-Zapata FL, Bongaerts P, Ramírez-Portilla C, Adu-Oppong B, Walljasper G, Reyes A, Sanchez JA (2018)
Front Mar Sci
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Zaton 2018 Cryptic encrusting communities in a Middle Devonian mesophotic paleoenvironment of the Holy Cross Mountains, Poland | article
Zatoń M, Zapalski MK, Berkowskic B, Wrzołek T (2018)
Palaeogeogr Palaeoclimatol Palaeoecol 501:82-91
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66rbz1 11 Preliminary observations of macrobenthic invertebrates and megafauna communities in the upper mesophotic coral ecosystems in Apo Reef N... | article
Quimpo TJR, Cabaitan PC, Olavides RDD, Dumalagan EE, Munar J, Siringan FP (2018)
Raffles Bull Zool 65:1-11
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S00338 018 1673 2 Reproductive ecology and early life history traits of the brooding coral, Porites astreoides, from shallow to mesophotic zones | article
Goodbody-Gringley G, Wong KH, Becker DM, Glennon K, de Putron SJ (2018)
Coral Reefs
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10.1007   s00338 017 1655 9 Biodiversity and spatial patterns of benthic habitat and associated demersal fish communities at two tropical submerged reef ecosystems | article
Wahab MAA, Radford B, Cappo M, Colquhoun J, Stowar M, Depczynski M, Miller K, Heyward A (2018)
Coral Reefs
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10.1002   ecy.2098 Can mesophotic reefs replenish shallow reefs? Reduced coral reproductive performance casts a doubt | article
Shlesinger T, Grinblat M, Rapuano H, Amit T, Loya Y (2018)
Ecology
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Angela Stevenson  @DeepseaSlug Twitter icon
Not just a refuge, #mesophotic reefs are unique and threatened!

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Deep (#mesophotic) #reefs do not represent a potential #refuge for other #reefecosystems. Like shallow reefs they a…