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Behind the science: Predator movement and foraging between shallow and mesophotic reefs

   2018, January 22 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Yannis Papastamatiou about their article "Movements and foraging of predators associated with mesophotic coral reefs and their potential for linking ecological habitats".




Behind the science: Using BRUVs to understand Hawaiian mesophotic reef fish assemblages

   2017, November 20 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Jacob Asher about their article "Mesophotic depth gradients impact reef fish assemblage composition and functional group partitioning in the main Hawaiian Islands".



Behind the science: Sponge host identity influences associated microbiota

   2017, November 15 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Georg Steinert about their article "In four shallow and mesophotic tropical reef sponges from Guam the microbial community largely depends on host identity".



Early Career Scientist: Daniel Holstein

   2017, November 6 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Daniel Holstein about their research and experiences.



Early Career Scientist: Danielle DeLeo

   2017, October 30 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Danielle DeLeo about their research and experiences.



Early Career Scientist: Michael Studivan

   2017, October 23 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Michael Studivan about their research and experiences.



Announcement: Invitation for a collaborative project on mesophotic reefs

   2017, October 18 - posted by Joe Turner



Behind the science: Sponge microbiomes in mesophotic Caribbean reefs

   2017, October 17 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Kathleen Morrow about their article "Environmental drivers of microbial community shifts in the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta, over a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient".



Early Career Scientist: Tiffany Sih

   2017, October 9 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Tiffany Sih about their research and experiences.



Behind the science: Light-dependent fluorescence in coral

   2017, October 2 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Or Ben-Zvi about their article "Light-dependent fluorescence in the coral Galaxea fascicularis".



Behind the science: Environmental gradients affect reef fishes depth preferences

   2017, September 25 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Tom (Thomas) Bridge about their article "Ecological and morphological traits predict depth-generalist fishes on coral reefs".



Behind the science: Fitness across the depth distribution of a coral reef fish

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice



Behind the science: A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae)

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Luke Tornabene about their article "A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), and the first record of invasive lionfish preying on undescribed biodiversity".



Behind the science: Deep in shadows, deep in time: the oldest mesophotic coral ecosystems

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Mikolaj Zapalski about their article "Deep in shadows, deep in time: the oldest mesophotic coral ecosystems from the Devonian of the Holy Cross Mountains (Poland)".




Behind the science: High coral cover on a mesophotic, subtropical island platform at the limits of coral reef growth

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Michelle Linklater about their article "High coral cover on a mesophotic, subtropical island platform at the limits of coral reef growth".