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!


Mesoicrs

Website updates

17-Jun-16  Uploaded beta version for ICRS

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

Database
293Publications 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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Milton  @miltonbrewer8
Longenecker: #mesophotic habitats in Hawai'i comprised of monotypic patches, leading to lower species richness compared to shallow #ICRS2016 tweet



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Pim Bongaerts  @pimbongaerts
Baby tiger shark in the Far Northern @gbrmarinepark passing by the ROV (70 m depth) #sharkweek #mesophotic tweet



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Tom Bridge  @TomBridge07
@CoralCoE #mesophotic labs meets mesophotic royalty - @SoniaJRowley & Rich Pyle at #ICRS2016 tweet

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Tiffany  @TiffoFisho
@TomBridge07 #mesophotic fishes swim stealthily? #NinjaSkills @CoralCoE #ICRS2016 tweet

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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Vaz: Larval dispersal model supports refugia role of #mesophotic Pulley Ridge with fish larval export to Dry Tortugas and FL Keys #ICRS2016 tweet



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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Goldstein: #mesophotic Pulley Ridge supports slower growing, but older, larger, & more fecund damselfish - possibly a pop source? #ICRS2016 tweet



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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Farrington: Analysis of coral density at #mesophotic Pulley Ridge shows majority of corals (esp. recruits!) found off ridge #ICRS2016 tweet



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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Olascoaga: Drifter models at #mesophotic Pulley Ridge indicate coral larvae may be able to reach FL Keys in 5-10 days #ICRS2016 tweet



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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Cowen: 35-PI project seeks to examine physical & biological connectivity between #mesophotic Pulley Ridge and other reefs #ICRS2016 tweet



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Luiz Rocha  @CoralReefFish
@labroides Check out the new #mesophotic exhibit! tweet



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Joe Turner  @Joseph_A_Turner
Gutted not to be at the #mesophotic reef session at #ICRS2016 looked great! Anyone want to send me their presentation? tweet



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Dom Andradi-Brown  @dandradibrown
Check out my paper on shifts in reef fish communities from shallow to #mesophotic reefs tweet

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Tom Bridge  @TomBridge07
So many undescribed species on #mesophotic reefs, @CoralReefFish collects them by accident #ICRS2016 tweet

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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Brandtneris: Drop cameras also cost 10x less to survey #mesophotic reefs compared to #technical diving #ICRS2016 tweet



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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Brandtneris: Drop cameras allow similar quantification of coral cover on #USVirginIslands #mesophotic reefs compared to SCUBA #ICRS2016 tweet



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Tom Bridge  @TomBridge07
Deep on the cheap - cost-effective Macgyver method for surveying #mesophotic reefs - Viktor Brandtneris #ICRS2016 tweet

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Tiffany  @TiffoFisho
Some of the best ideas in science are written on a napkin #ICRS2016 studying #mesophotic reefs V. Brandtneris USVI tweet

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Voss Laboratory  @VossLaboratory
Goodbody-Gringley: Based on lionfish distribution on #mesophotic reefs, oceanographic conditions may predict preferred habitat #ICRS2016 tweet



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Luiz Rocha  @CoralReefFish
My #ICRS2016 talk on Philippines #mesophotic reefs starts at 5:30, room 308, come check it out! tweet

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Luiz Rocha  @CoralReefFish
.@dandradibrown shows high abundance of invasive Lionfish in Caribbean #mesophotic reefs! #ICRS2016 tweet

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 Have we missed anything? Please let us know!

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Mesophotic fishes of the Abrolhos Shelf, the largest reef ecosystem in the South Atlantic
Simon T, Pinheiro HT, Moura RL, Carvalho-Filho A, Rocha LA, Martins AS, Mazzei E, Francini-Filho RB, Amado-Filho GM, Joyeux J-C (2016) J Fish Biol