is an on-line resource database that serves as a central repository for scientific information on the oceans' mesophotic zone.

 This is a beta release of the new website. Apologies for the inconvenience, but for now expect some (=lots of) bugs & mistakes!

Website updates

08-Jul-16  Added 6 new publications

17-Jun-16  Uploaded beta version for ICRS

15-Jun-16  Imported metadata (not yet QC)

82Conference abstracts
Depth range
Publications over time

 Tip: To contribute posts simply use the #mesophotic handle in Twitter

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Bart Shepherd  @SteinhartBart
‘Twilight Zone’ takes viewers to unknown depth #mesophotic @calacademy tweet

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Tom Bridge  @TomBridge07
Not just tropical reefs: temperate #mesophotic reefs in #Tasmania support vibrant marine #biodiversity via @ABCNews tweet

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Harii Lab  @Harii_Lab
An efficient work day! #bleaching #mesophotic #coral tweet

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Corals in the Twilight Zone: Searching for #Mesophotic Coral Reefs on a Budget tweet

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Twilight Zone: Uncovering the Mysteries of the Deep #mesophotic #coralreefs #exploration tweet

 Have we missed anything? Please let us know!

10.3389   fmars.2016.00115

Potential Structuring Forces on a Shelf Edge Upper Mesophotic Coral Ecosystem in the US Virgin Is...
Smith TB, Brandtneris VW, Canals M, Brandt ME, Martens J, Brewer RS, Kadison E, Kammann M, Keller J, Holstein DM (2016) Front Mar Sci

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Symbiosis-specific changes in dimethylsulphoniopropionate concentrations in Stylophora pistillata...
Borell EM, Pettay DR, Steinke M, Warner M, Fine M (2016) Coral Reefs

10.1016   j.csr.2016.06.012

The perfect storm: match-mismatch of bio-physical events drives larval reef fish connectivity bet...
Vaza AC, Parisa CB, Olascoaga MJ, Kourafalou VH, Kanga H, Reed JK (2016) Cont Shelf Res