The following graphs summarize the metadata across the 688 scientific articles in this database that are validated and present original data from mesophotic depths. See the Data Tutorial on how to produce similar figures yourself in R.
A rapidly growing research field
Our knowledge on mesophotic coral ecosystems summarized
(across 688 scientific articles presenting original data from mesophotic depths)
Our knowledge of mesophotic ecosystems across the world
Research interest over time
Bongaerts P, Perez-Rosales G, Radice VZ, Eyal G, Gori A, Gress E, Hammerman NM, Hernandez-Agreda A, Laverick J, Muir P, Pinheiro H, Pyle RL, Rocha L, Turner JA, Booker R (2019) Mesophotic.org: a repository for scientific information on mesophotic ecosystems. Database 2019:baz140. doi.org/10.1093/database/baz140