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Ohara et al. 2013


scientific article | Marine Biodiversity

First record of a mesophotic Pachyseris foliosa reef from Japan

Ohara T, Fujii T, Kawamura I, Mizuyama M, Montenegro J, Shikiba H, White KN, Reimer JD



Abstract

Mesophotic reefs have been reported from Okinawa in the past (Yamazato 1972) and since then little information on their occurrence and abundance has been added (but see Sinniger et al. 2012).

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Keywords
Meta-data
Depth range
25- 45 m

Mesophotic “mentions”
3 x (total of 282 words)

Classification
* Presents original data
* Focused on `mesophotic` depth range
* Focused on `mesophotic coral ecosystem`

Fields
Biodiversity
Community structure

Focusgroups
Scleractinia (Hard Corals)

Locations
Japan - Ryukyu Islands (Okinawa)

Platforms
SCUBA (open-circuit or unspecified)

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