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

Latest update: October 19, 2018


 
 
 
 
Latest publications
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


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


Assessing population changes of historically overexploited black corals (Order: Antipatharia) in Cozumel, Mexico | article
Gress E, Andradi-Brown DA (2018)
PeerJ 6:e5129



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


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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Digital Explorer  @de_updates
Wecolming @pimbongaerts @calacademy on #CoralLive2018, Nov 6 #Carmabi. Speaking on #genetics & #connectivity of…

Dr. Michael Studivan  @TheMikeAquatic
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Joel Williams  @JoelFishEcology
Mesophotic reef in Hunter Marine Park hosts unique fish assemblage with similar relative abundances of fishery targ…

Bart Shepherd  @SteinhartBart
Dove a beautiful #mesophotic #coralreef yesterday. Saw some amazing things, including these Odontanthias swimming…

KAUST  @KAUST_News
Discussing the publication of pictures of new & colorful #mesophotic #fish — living in Twilight Zone environments;…

KAUST  @KAUST_News
Getting to the depths of the Twilight Zone, to reach #mesophotic coral #ecosystems, requires complex and expensive…