Mesophotic.org is an on-line resource database that serves as a central repository for scientific information on the oceans' mesophotic zone.

 This is a beta release of the new website. Apologies for the inconvenience, but for now expect some (=lots of) bugs & mistakes!



Website updates

08-Jul-16  Added 6 new publications

17-Jun-16  Uploaded beta version for ICRS

15-Jun-16  Imported metadata (not yet QC)

Database
327Publications
82Conference abstracts
198People
181Locations
699Coordinates
75Locations
Depth range
Publications over time

 Tip: To contribute posts simply use the #mesophotic handle in Twitter

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Dom Andradi-Brown  @dandradibrown
Super exited the #mesophotic reefs session proposed by @Joseph_A_Turner @mceisrael, Andrea Gori and me has been accepted for #ECRS17 tweet



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Bart Shepherd  @SteinhartBart
Let's just call this #foreshadowing #butter #sculpture. 1 week from today I will be diving on #mesophotic reefs aro… tweet



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Gabriel Grimsditch  @GabrielGrims
Deep reefs are not universal refuges: Reseeding potential varies among coral species. #Mesophotic #Resilience. tweet



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Bart Shepherd  @SteinhartBart
Deep #reefs are not universal refuges: Reseeding potential varies among #coral species #mesophotic tweet



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Pim Bongaerts  @pimbongaerts
Deep reefs are not universal refuges: reseeding potential varies among coral species tweet



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Luiz Rocha  @CoralReefFish
The rarely seen #mesophotic Bodianus leucostictus, collected by our team in Palau, now on display @calacademy… tweet



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Pim Bongaerts  @pimbongaerts
Lush underwater “forests” at #mesophotic depths in the Gulf of Guinea tweet

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 Have we missed anything? Please let us know!

10.1126   sciadv.1602373

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 (2017) Science Advances

10.3389   fmars.2016.00247

Long-term Shifts in Coral Communities On Shallow to Deep Reef Slopes of Curaçao and Bonaire: Are ...
Bakker de DM, Meesters EH, Bak RPM, Nieuwland G, Duyl van FC (2017) Front Mar Sci