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Tom (Thomas) Bridge


Tom (Thomas) Bridge

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University
Australia
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Research interests

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I am a Research Fellow studying depth-related patterns in coral reef biodiversity and structural complexity. My research uses new technologies to investigate biodiversity of mesophotic coral reef ecosystems, the ecological relationship between deep reefs and their shallow-water counterparts, and their potential to act as refugia for corals and associated species from stressors associated with climate change and other human impacts.

Publications

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Foster 2012a The first record of Hippocampus denise (Syngnathidae) from Australia | article
Foster R, Bridge TCL, Bongaerts P (2012)
Aqua Int J Ichthyol 18:55-57
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10.1007   s00338 013 1052 y Cyclone damage at mesophotic depths on Myrmidon Reef (GBR) | article
Bongaerts P, Muir P, Englebert N, Bridge TCL, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2013)
Coral Reefs 32:935
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10.1007   s00338 011 0828 1 Diversity of Scleractinia and Octocorallia in the mesophotic zone of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge TCL, Fabricius KE, Bongaerts P, Wallace CC, Muir PR, Done TJ, Webster JM (2012)
Coral Reefs 31:179-189
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10.1007   s00338 010 0677 3 Topography, substratum and benthic macrofaunal relationships on a tropical mesophotic shelf margin, central Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge TCL, Done TJ, Beaman RJ, Friedman A, Williams SB, Pizarro O, Webster JM (2011)
Coral Reefs 30:143-153
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10.1007   s00338 011 0725 7 Mesophotic coral ecosystems on the walls of Coral Sea atolls | article
Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Kline DI, Muir PR, Wallace CC, Beaman RJ, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2011)
Coral Reefs 30:335
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10.1029   2008eo240002 From corals to canyons: The Great Barrier Reef Margin | article
Webster JM, Beaman RJ, Bridge T, Davies PJ, Byrne M, Williams S, Manning P, Pizarro O, Thornborough K, Woolsey E, Thomas A, Tudhope S (2008)
EOS Trans Am Geophys Union 89:217-218
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10.1093   icesjms   fss165 Submerged banks in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, greatly increase available coral reef habitat | article
Harris PT, Bridge TCL, Beaman RJ, Webster JM, Nichol SL, Brooke BP (2012)
ICES J Mar Sci 70:284-293
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10.3354   meps09046 Variability in mesophotic coral reef communities along the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge TCL, Done TJ, Friedman A, Beaman RJ, Williams SB, Pizarro O, Webster JM (2011)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 428:63-75
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10.3354   meps09315 Symbiodinium diversity in mesophotic coral communities on the Great Barrier Reef: a first assessment | article
Bongaerts P, Sampayo EM, Bridge TCL, Ridgway T, Vermeulen F, Englebert N, Webster JM, Hoegh-Guldberg O (2011)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 439:117-126
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10.1038   nclimate1879 Call to protect all coral reefs | article
Bridge TC, Hughes TP, Guinotte JM, Bongaerts P (2013)
Nat Clim Change 3:528-530
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10.1371   journal.pone.0048203 Predicting the Location and Spatial Extent of Submerged Coral Reef Habitat in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Australia | article
Bridge T, Beaman R, Done T, Webster J (2012)
PLoS ONE 7:e48203
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10.1371   journal.pone.0141813 Implications of Sponge Biodiversity Patterns for the Management of a Marine Reserve in Northern Australia | article
Przeslawski R, Alvarez B, Kool J, Bridge T, Caley MJ, Nichol S (2015)
PLoS ONE 10:e0141813
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10.1038   ismej.2015.39 The coral core microbiome identifies rare bacterial taxa as ubiquitous endosymbionts | article
Ainsworth TD, Krause L, Bridge T, Torda G, Raina J-B, Zakrzewski M, Gates RD, Padilla-GamiƱo JL, Spalding HL, Smith C, Woolsey ES, Bourne DG, Bongaerts P, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Leggat W (2015)
ISME J 9:261-274
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10.1371   journal.pone.0117933 Diverse Staghorn Coral Fauna on the Mesophotic Reefs of North-East Australia | article
Muir P, Wallace C, Bridge TCL, Bongaerts P (2015)
PLoS ONE 10:e0117933
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Dinesen 2012a The importance of the coral genus Leptoseris to mesophotic coral communities in the Indo-Pacific | article
Dinesen ZD, Bridge TCL, Luck DG, Kahng SE, Bongaerts P (2012)
Proc 12th Int Coral Reef Symp
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10.1007   s00338 012 0916 x Abundance and diversity of anemonefishes and their host sea anemones at two mesophotic sites on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | article
Bridge T, Scott A, Steinberg D (2012)
Coral Reefs 31:1057-1062
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10.1098   rspb.2015.2332 Ecological and morphological traits predict depth-generalist fishes on coral reefs | article
Bridge TCL, Luiz OJ, Coleman RR, Kane CN, Kosaki RK (2016)
Proc R Soc B
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No pdf 1b9f3d12ef7c41b5dcd6d3ff4f9dd4724048d17a98698858e66d6e1bb8a51198 Depth, bay position and habitat structure as determinants of coral reef fish distributions: Are deep reefs a potential refuge? | article
MacDonald C, Bridge TCL, Jones GP (2016)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 561:217-231


10.1186   s13750 016 0068 5 To what extent do mesophotic coral ecosystems and shallow reefs share species of conservation interest? | article
Laverick JH, Andradi-Brown DA, Exton DA, Bongaerts P, Bridge TC, Lesser MP, Pyle RL, Slattery M, Wagner D, Rogers AD (2016)
Environmental Evidence 5:1-8
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Research keywords
Research details (top 5 / category)
Fields
11  Biodiversity
11  Community structure
9  Ecology
7  Management and Conservation
7  Connectivity

Focusgroups
11  Scleractinia (Hard Corals)
4  Fishes
4  Overall benthic (groups)
4  Symbiodinium (zooxanthellae)
2  Porifera (Sponges)

Locations
13  Australia - Great Barrier Reef
3  Australia - Coral Sea
3  USA - Hawaii
1  Australia - Northern Australia
1  Micronesia - Caroline Islands

Platforms
6  Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)
6  Sonar / Multibeam
5  Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)
4  Diving - Regular Open-Circuit
2  Diving (unspecified)

Co-authors
9  Bongaerts
6  Beaman
4  Muir
3  Pizarro
3  Wallace