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Mesophotic depths hide high coral cover communities in French Polynesia | article
Pérez-Rosales G, Hernández-Agreda A, Bongaerts P, Rouzé H, Pichon M, Carlot J, Torda G, Under The Pole Consortium, Parravicini V, Hédouin L (2022)
Science of The Total Environment

Depth dependent trophic strategies of Caribbean sponges on mesophotic coral reefs | article
Macartney KJ, Pankey MS, Abraham AC, Slattery M, Lesser MP (2022)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 693:125-140

Strong horizontal and vertical connectivity in the coral Pocillopora verrucosa from Ludao, Taiwan, a small oceanic island | article
De Palmas S, Soto D, Ho M-J, Denis V, Chen CA (2021)
PLoS ONE 16:e0258181

A molecular census of early-life stage scleractinian corals in shallow and mesophotic zones | article
Soto D, De Palmas S, Ho M-J, Denis V, Chen CA (2021)
Ecol Evol 11:14573–14584

Scleractinian diversity in the upper mesophotic zone of Ludao (Taiwan): a museum collection with new records from Taiwanese waters | article
De Palmas S, Denis V, Soto D, Lin YV, Ho M-J, Chen CA (2021)
Marine Biodiversity

Mesophotic coral communities escape thermal coral bleaching in French Polynesia | article
Pérez-Rosales G, Rouzé H, Torda G, Bongaerts P, Under The Pole Consortium, Parravicini V, Hédouin L (2021)
R Soc Open Sci

Incident light and morphology determine coral productivity along a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M, Mobley CD (2021)
Ecol Evol 11:13445–13454

Growth and feeding in the sponge Agelas tubulata from shallow to mesophotic depths on Grand Cayman Island | article
Macartney KJ, Clayshulte Abraham A, Slattery M, Lesser MP (2021)
Ecosphere 12:e03764

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

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