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Michael P. Lesser


Michael P. Lesser

Dept. of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences. School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering
University of New Hampshire  (United States of America)
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  Please note that only publications relevant to mesophotic reefs are indexed.

10.1007   s10530 011 0005 z Phase shift to algal dominated communities at mesophotic depths associated with lionfish (Pterois volitans) invasion on a Bahamian coral reef | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M (2011)
Biol Invasions 13:1855-1868
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10.1890   09 0313.1 Photoacclimatization by the coral Montastraea cavernosa in the mesophotic zone: light, food, and genetics | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M, Stat M, Ojimi M, Gates RD, Grottoli A (2010)
Ecology 91:990-1003
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10.1016   j.jembe.2009.05.009 Ecology of mesophotic coral reefs | article
Lesser MP, Slattery M, Leichter JJ (2009)
J Exp Mar Bio Ecol 375:1-8
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10.1016   j.jembe.2011.07.024 Connectivity and stability of mesophotic coral reefs | article
Slattery M, Lesser MP, Brazeau D, Stokes MD, Leichter JJ (2011)
J Exp Mar Bio Ecol 408:32-41
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10.1371   journal.pone.0065845 Genetic Structure in the Coral, Montastraea cavernosa: Assessing Genetic Differentiation among and within Mesophotic Reefs | article
Brazeau DA, Lesser MP, Slattery M (2013)
PLoS ONE 8:e65845
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10.1007   s00338 015 1324 9 Variability in chemical defense across a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient in the Caribbean sponge Plakortis angulospiculatus | article
Slattery M, Gochfeld DJ, Diaz MC, Thacker RW, Lesser MP (2016)
Coral Reefs 35:11-22
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10.1111   jpy.12160 Allelopathy in the tropical alga Lobophora variegata (Phaeophyceae): mechanistic basis for a phase shift on mesophotic coral reefs? | article
Slattery M, Lesser MP (2014)
J Phycol 50:493-505
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10.1007   s00338 016 1410 7 Theme section on mesophotic coral ecosystems: advances in knowledge and future perspectives | review
Loya Y, Eyal G, Treibitz T, Lesser MP, Appeldoorn R (2016)
Coral Reefs 35:1-9
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Slattery 2012a Mesophotic coral reefs: a global model of community structure and function | article
Slattery M, Lesser MP (2012)
Proc 12th Int Coral Reef Symp
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Morrow et al 2016 environmental microbiology Environmental drivers of microbial community shifts in the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta, over a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient | article
Morrow KM, Fiore Cara, Lesser M (2016)
Environ Microbiol 18:2025-2038
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10.1007   s10530 016 1358 0 Large-scale invasion of western Atlantic mesophotic reefs by lionfish potentially undermines culling-based management | article
Andradi-Brown DA, Vermeij MJA, Slattery M, Lesser M, Bejarano I, Appeldoorn R, Goodbody-Gringley G, Chequer AD, Pitt JM, Eddy C, Smith SR, Brokovich E, Pinheiro HT, Jessup ME, Shepherd B, Rocha LA, Curtis-Quick J, Eyal G, Noyes TJ, Rogers AD, Exton DA (2017)
Biol Invasions 19:939–954
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10.1186   s13750 016 0068 5 To what extent do mesophotic coral ecosystems and shallow reefs share species of conservation interest? | review
Laverick JH, Andradi-Brown DA, Exton DA, Bongaerts P, Bridge TCL, Lesser MP, Pyle RL, Slattery M, Wagner D, Rogers AD (2016)
Environ Evid 5:1-8
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10.3354   meps11307 Trophic ecology of sponges from shallow to mesophotic depths (3 to 150 m): Comment on Pawlik et al. (2015) | article
Slattery M, Lesser MP (2015)
Mar Ecol Prog Ser 527:275-279
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S41598 017 16371 9 Comparative Genomics of Color Morphs In the Coral Montastraea cavernosa | article
Jarett JK, MacManes MD, Morrow KM, Pankey MS, Lesser MP (2017)
Sci Rep 7:16039
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