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Latest update: July 2, 2021

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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

Lipid biomarkers reveal the trophic plasticity of octocorals along a depth gradient | article
Pupier CA, Mies M, Fine M, Bastos Francini‐Filho R, Pereira Brandini F, Zambotti‐Villela L, Colepicolo P, Ferrier‐Pagès C (2021)
Limnol Oceanogr 66:2078–2087

Unexplored Refugia with High Cover of Scleractinian Leptoseris spp. and Hydrocorals Stylaster flabelliformis at Lower Mesophotic Depths (75–100 m) ... | article
Hoarau L, Rouzé H, Boissin E, Gravier-Bonnet N, Plantard P, Loisil C, Bigot L, Chabanet P, Labarrère P, Penin L, Adjeroud M, Mulochau T (2021)

Population genomic structure of the black coral Antipathella subpinnata in Mediterranean Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems | article
Terzin M, Paletta MG, Matterson K, Coppari M, Bavestrello G, Abbiati M, Bo M, Costantini F, Costantini F (2021)
Coral Reefs 40:751–766

Populations of a widespread hexacoral have trophic plasticity and flexible syntrophic interactions across the Indo-Pacific Ocean | article
Santos MEA, Baker DM, Conti-Jerpe IE, Reimer JD (2021)
Coral Reefs 40:543–558

Isolated reefs support stable fish communities with high abundances of regionally fished species | article
Birt MJ, Cure K, Wilson S, Newman SJ, Harvey ES, Meekan M, Speed C, Heyward A, Goetze J, Gilmour J (2021)
Ecol Evol

Photosynthesis and Bio-Optical Properties of Fluorescent Mesophotic Corals | article
Ben-Zvi O, Wangpraseurt D, Bronstein O, Eyal G, Loya L (2021)
Front Mar Sci

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Harii Lab  @Harii_Lab
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Luiz Rocha, PhD  @CoralReefFish
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The Loya Coral Lab  @LoyaCoralLab
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mykle hoban  @thefishbotherer
Today at 10:40 AM CEST! Check out my #ICRS2021 talk on using #eDNA to investigate biodiversity patterns on the…

Tzu-Hao Harry Lin  @HarryLin4
Enjoy #ICRS2021? Let us listen to coral reef sounds and explore the possibility of using soundscapes to study the d…