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Latest update: February 23, 2021


 
 
 
 
Latest publications
Symbiotic associations of the deepest recorded photosynthetic scleractinian coral (172 m depth) | article
Rouzé H, Galand PE, Medina M, Bongaerts P, Pichon M, Pérez-Rosales G, Torda G, Moya A, Under The Pole Consortium, Raina J-B, Hédouin L (2021)
ISME J

Exploring coral reef biodiversity via underwater soundscapes | article
Lin TH, Akamatsu T, Sinniger F, Harii S (2021)
Biol Conserv

Mesophotic reef geomorphology categorization, habitat identification, and relationships with surface cover and terrace formation in the Gulf of Aqaba | article
Weinstein DK, Tamir R, Kramer N, Eyal G, Berenshtein I, Shaked Y, Loya Y, Torfstein A (2021)
Geomorphology

Trophic ecology of Caribbean sponges in the mesophotic zone | article
Macartnew KJ, Slattery M, Lesser MP (2020)
Limnol Oceanogr 9999:1-12

A new species of the hermit crab genus Cancellus H. Milne Edwards, 1836 from a mesophotic deep bank in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico (Crustacea: ... | article
Felder DL, Lemaitre R (2020)
Zootaxa 4890:589-598

Fishing pressure occurs down to the lower mesophotic coral ecosystem in Lyudao, Taiwan | article
Ho M-J, Kuo C-Y, Wu H-Y, Jeng M-S, Shyue S-W, Chen CA (2020)
Galaxea, J Coral Reef Stud 22:29-30

Extension of the known distribution of the scleractinian coral Leptoseris troglodyta to the southwestern Indian Ocean: new record from mesophotic c... | article
Pichon M, Rouzé H, Barathieu G, Konieczny O, Adjeroud M, Thomassin B (2020)
Bull Mar Sci 96:783-784

Characteristics of shallow and mesophotic environments of the Pemba Channel, Tanzania: Implications for management and conservation | article
Osuka KE, McClean C, Stewart BD, Bett BJ, Le Bas T, Howe J, Abernerthy C, Yahya S, Oburra D, Samoilys M (2020)
Ocean Coast Manage

Light Limitation and Depth-Variable Sedimentation Drives Vertical Reef Compression on Turbid Coral Reefs | article
Morgan KM, Moynihan MA, Sanwlani N, Switzer AD (2020)
Front Mar Sci

Widest geographic distribution of a shallow and mesophotic antipatharian coral (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia): Antipathes grandis VERRILL, 1928 – confirm... | article
Gress E, Opresko DM, Brugler MR, Wagner D, Eeckhaut I, Terrana L (2020)
Mar Biodivers Rec

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