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Latest update: October 6, 2021


 
 
 
 
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Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems in the Eastern Tropical Pacific: The current state of knowledge and the spatial variability of their depth boundaries | article
Pérez-Castro MA, Schubert N, Ang-Montes de Oca G, Leyte-Morales GE, Eyal G, Hinojosa-Arango G (2021)
Science of The Total Environment

Observations of sea anemones (Hexacorallia: Actiniaria) overgrowing black corals (Hexacorallia: Antipatharia) | article
Gress E, Kaimuddin M (2021)
Marine Biodiversity

Symbiodiniaceae conduct under natural bleaching stress during advanced gametogenesis stages of a mesophotic coral | article
Eyal G, Eyal-Shaham L, Loya Y (2021)
Coral Reefs 40:959–964

Mesophotic coral reef community structure: the constraints of imagery collected by unmanned vehicles | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M (2021)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 663:229-236

Gorgonians Are Foundation Species on Sponge-Dominated Mesophotic Coral Reefs in the Caribbean | article
Slattery M, Lesser MP (2021)
Front Mar Sci

Incident light on mesophotic corals is constrained by reef topography and colony morphology | article
Lesser MP, Mobley CD, Hedley JD, Slattery M (2021)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 670:49-60

Mesophotic coral refuges following multiple disturbances | article
Bloomberg J, Holstein DM (2021)
Coral Reefs 40:821-834

Mesophotic fish communities of the ancient coastline in Western Australia | article
Currey-Randall LM, Galaiduk R, Stowar M, Vaughan BI, Miller KJ (2021)
PLoS ONE 16:e0250427

Upper-mesophotic and shallow reef corals exhibit similar thermal tolerance, sensitivity and optima | article
Gould K, Bruno JF, Ju R, Goodbody-Gringley G (2021)
Coral Reefs 40:907–920

Environmental Drivers of Mesophotic Echinoderm Assemblages of the Southeastern Pacific Ocean | article
Mecho A, Dewitte B, Sellanes J, van Gennip S, Easton EE, Gusmao JB (2021)
Front Mar Sci 8:574780

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