The repository for scientific information on mesophotic ecosystems

Latest update: March 18, 2021


 
 
 
 
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Gulf of Mexico blue hole harbors high levels of novel microbial lineages | article
Patin NV, Dietrich ZA, Stancil A, Quinan M, Beckler JS, Hall ER, Culter J, Smith CG, Taillefert M, Stewart FJ (2021)

Symbiotic associations of the deepest recorded photosynthetic scleractinian coral (172 m depth) | article
Rouzé H, Galand PE, Medina M, Bongaerts P, Pichon M, Pérez-Rosales G, Torda G, Moya A, Under The Pole Consortium, Raina J-B, Hédouin L (2021)
ISME J

Exploring coral reef biodiversity via underwater soundscapes | article
Lin TH, Akamatsu T, Sinniger F, Harii S (2021)
Biol Conserv

Mesophotic reef geomorphology categorization, habitat identification, and relationships with surface cover and terrace formation in the Gulf of Aqaba | article
Weinstein DK, Tamir R, Kramer N, Eyal G, Berenshtein I, Shaked Y, Loya Y, Torfstein A (2021)
Geomorphology

Trophic ecology of Caribbean sponges in the mesophotic zone | article
Macartnew KJ, Slattery M, Lesser MP (2020)
Limnol Oceanogr 9999:1-12

A new species of the hermit crab genus Cancellus H. Milne Edwards, 1836 from a mesophotic deep bank in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico (Crustacea: ... | article
Felder DL, Lemaitre R (2020)
Zootaxa 4890:589-598

Fishing pressure occurs down to the lower mesophotic coral ecosystem in Lyudao, Taiwan | article
Ho M-J, Kuo C-Y, Wu H-Y, Jeng M-S, Shyue S-W, Chen CA (2020)
Galaxea, J Coral Reef Stud 22:29-30

Extension of the known distribution of the scleractinian coral Leptoseris troglodyta to the southwestern Indian Ocean: new record from mesophotic c... | article
Pichon M, Rouzé H, Barathieu G, Konieczny O, Adjeroud M, Thomassin B (2020)
Bull Mar Sci 96:783-784

Characteristics of shallow and mesophotic environments of the Pemba Channel, Tanzania: Implications for management and conservation | article
Osuka KE, McClean C, Stewart BD, Bett BJ, Le Bas T, Howe J, Abernerthy C, Yahya S, Oburra D, Samoilys M (2020)
Ocean Coast Manage

Molecular and skeletal fingerprints of scleractinian coral biomineralization: From the sea surface to mesophotic depths | article
Malik A, Einbinder S, Martinez S, Tchernov D, Haviv S, Almuly R, Zaslansky P, Polishchuk I, Pokroy B, Stolarski J, Mass T (2020)
Acta Biomater

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