- a repository for information on mesophotic coral ecosystems

Latest update: April 25, 2018

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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)
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10.1016   j.marenvres.2017.12 Experimental evidence for reduced mortality of Agaricia lamarcki on a mesophotic reef | article
Laverick JH, Rogers AD (2018)
Mar Environ Res 134:37-43
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10.1007   s00338 018 1660 7 Growth rates of Porites astreoides and Orbicella franksi in mesophotic habitats surrounding St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands | article
Groves SH, Holstein DM, Enochs IC, Kolodzeij G, Manzello DP, Brandt ME, Smith TB (2018)
Coral Reefs
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S00338 017 1635 0 Benthic habitat and fish assemblage structure from shallow to mesophotic depths in a storm-impacted marine protected area | article
Abesamis RA, Langlois T, Birt M, Thillainath E, Bucol AA, Arceo HO, Russ GR (2018)
Coral Reefs 37:81-97
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Bms 9344 1506519380448 Ephemeral aggregation of the benthic ctenophore Lyrocteis imperatoris on a mesophotic coral ecosystem in the Philippines | article
Shepherd B, Pinheiro HT, Rocha LA (2018)
Bull Mar Sci 94:101-102
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Zookeys 709 127 Roa rumsfeldi, a new butterflyfish (Teleostei, Chaetodontidae) from mesophotic coral ecosystems of the Philippines | article
Rocha LA, Pinheiro HT, Wandell M, Rocha CR, Shepherd B (2017)
Zookeys 709:127-134
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Fmars 04 00171 Corrigendum: Long-term shifts in coral communities on shallow to deep reef slopes of Curaçao and Bonaire: Are there any winners? | article
de Bakker DM, Meesters EH, Bak RP, Nieuwland G, Van Duyl FC (2017)
Front Mar Sci 4:171
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