Behind the science

Bongaerts et al. 2017


Deep reefs are not universal refuges: Reseeding potential varies among coral species

Bongaerts P, Riginos C, Brunner R, Englebert N, Smith SR, Hoegh-Guldberg O

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Photos
Travel

Transiting in Miami while travelling to Bermuda with the two XL Catlin Seaview Survey teams (shallow and deep)
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Norbert

Norbert Englebert preparing on the back deck before heading off for the morning dive; the small ROV was used for site selection prior to diving them.
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Processing

David Whillas and Pim Bongaerts processing collected coral samples (Agaricia fragilis and Stephanocoenia intersepta) at the BIOS research station.
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Stormy bermuda2

Diving John Smith's Bay during the stormy weather for which Bermuda is notorious
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During the fieldwork, the shallow team gathered 360-degree imagery from the reefs around Bermuda; this is a flattened panorama from a site called Emily's Pinnacles
(C) The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Christophe Bailhache


David transect

David Whillas conducting a photo-transect to determine the species composition
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