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Sam Kahng


Sam Kahng

Department of Natural Sciences
Hawaii Pacific University  (United States of America)


Hawaii Pacific University 41-202 Kalaniana'ole Highway Waimanalo, Hawaii 96795
 808-236-3562



Research interests
Publications

  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

Generalist dinoflagellate endosymbionts and host genotype diversity detected from mesophotic (67-100 m depths) coral Leptoseris | article
Chan YL, Pochon X, Fisher MA, Wagner D, Concepcion GT, Kahng SE, Toonen RJ, Gates RD (2009)
BMC Ecol



Impact of an alien octocoral, Carijoa riisei, on black corals in Hawaii | article
Kahng SE, Grigg RW (2005)
Coral Reefs 24:556-562


The deepest, zooxanthellate scleractinian corals in the world? | article
Kahng SE, Maragos JE (2006)
Coral Reefs 25:254


New report of nudibranch predators of the invasive octocoral Carijoa riisei in the Main Hawaiian Islands | article
Wagner D, Kahng SE, Toonen RJ (2007)
Coral Reefs 26:411


Vertical zonation of megabenthic taxa on a deep photosynthetic reef (50-140 m) in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii | article
Kahng SE, Kelley CD (2007)
Coral Reefs 26:679-687


Community ecology of mesophotic coral reef ecosystems | review
Kahng SE, Garcia-Sais JR, Spalding HL, Brokovich E, Wagner D, Weil E, Hinderstein L, Toonen RJ (2010)
Coral Reefs 29:255-275


Recent advances in the ecology of mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) | review
Kahng SE, Copus JM, Wagner D (2014)
Curr Opin Environ Sustain 7:72-81



Growth rate for a zooxanthellate coral (Leptoseris hawaiiensis) at 90 m | article
Kahng SE (2013)
Galaxea, J Coral Reef Stud 15:39-40



Resolving natural ranges and marine invasions in a globally distributed octocoral (genus Carijoa) | article
Concepcion GT, Kahng SE, Crepeau MW, Franklin EC, Coles SL, Toonen RJ (2010)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 401:113-127


Efficient light harvesting in deep-water zooxanthellate corals | article
Kahng SE, Hochberg EJ, Apprill A, Wagner D, Luck DG, Perez D, Bidigare RR (2012)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 455:65-77


Polyphyly and hidden species among Hawai'i's dominant mesophotic coral genera, Leptoseris and Pavona (Scleractinia: Agariciidae) | article
Luck DG, Forsman ZH, Toonen RJ, Leicht SJ, Kahng SE (2013)
PeerJ 1:e132



Temperature related depth limits of warm-water corals | article
Kahng SE, Wagner D, Lantz C, Vetter O, Gove J, Merrifield M (2012)
Proc 12th Int Coral Reef Symp

Unlocking the secrets of Hawaii’s deep-water photosynthetic corals | article
Kahng SE (2014)


Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems | article
Kahng S, Copus JM, Wagner D (2017)
Marine Animal Forest


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