- a repository for information on mesophotic coral ecosystems

Latest update: April 23, 2019

Latest publications
Response of fluorescence morphs of the mesophotic coral Euphyllia paradivisa to ultra-violet radiation | article
Ben-Zvi Or, Eyal G, Loya Y (2019)
Sci Rep 9:5245

Upwelling as the major source of nitrogen for shallow and deep reef‐building corals across an oceanic atoll system | article
Radice V, Hoegh‐Guldberg O, Fry B, Fox MD, Dove SG (2019)
Functional Ecology

Upper mesophotic depths in the coral reefs of Eilat, Red Sea, offer suitable refuge grounds for coral settlement | article
Kramer N, Eyal G, Tamir R, Loya Y (2019)
Sci Rep 9:2263

No evidence of damage to the soft tissue or skeletal integrity of mesophotic corals exposed to a 3D marine seismic survey | article
Heyward A, Colquhoun J, Cripps E, McCorry D, Stoware M, Radford B, Miller K, Miller I, Battershill C (2018)
Marine Pollution Bulletin

The Pulley Ridge deep reef is not a stable refugia through time | article
Slattery M, Moore S, Boye L, Whitney S, Woolsey A, Woolsey, M (2018)
Coral Reefs

Effective dispersal and density-dependence in mesophotic macroalgal forests: Insights from the Mediterranean species Cystoseira zosteroides | article
Capdevila P, Linares C, Aspillaga E, Riera JL, Hereu B (2018)

More new deep-reef basslets (Teleostei, Grammatidae, Lipogramma), with updates on the eco-evolutionary relationships within the genus | article
Baldwin CC, Tornabene L, Robertson DR, Nonaka A, Gilmore G (2018)
Zookeys 729:129-161

Development of a Seamless, High-Resolution Bathymetric Model to Compare Reef Morphology around the Subtropical Island Shelves of Lord Howe Island a... | article
Linklater M, Hamylton SM, Brooke BP, Nichol SL, Jordan AR, Woodroffe CD (2018)
Geosciences 8:1-25

Revision of the genus Adelogorgia Bayer, 1958 (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Octocorallia) with the description of three new species | article
Zootaxa 4369:327-348

High species richness and lineage diversity of reef corals in the mesophotic zone | article
Muir PR, Wallace CC, Pichon, Bongaerts P (2018)
Proc R Soc B

Latest mentions
Stephane De Palmas  @PalmasStephane
Just finished the second review of the year. Now back analysing my data and writing my PhD thesis. #mesophotic #corals are awesome!  @mesophotic
Behind the Science: Effect of ultra-violet radiation on different fluorescent morphs of #mesophotic #coral #Eilat…

🐟🐠🐡Life Begins at 30 🌊  @lifebeginsat30m
@jean8rum @kimikaikoa @NatGeo @OpenExplorer @_lucillejean Yes, we are! It would be interesting to see what…

Jean Utzurrum  @jean8rum
@kimikaikoa @NatGeo @OpenExplorer Too bad I won't be there for actual fieldwork next week (just Rene and…

Michael Gravitz  @marinelifemike
Middle earth of the #ocean is not well studied or known. Not shallow and sun drenched, not too deep and dark.…

Gonzalo Perez-Rosales  @Perez_Rosales_G
Thanks @InmareRevista for publishing this short article about #mesophotic corals The research topic of my #PhD. Rea…