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Behind the science: Using BRUVs to understand Hawaiian mesophotic reef fish assemblages

   2017, November 20 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Jacob Asher about their article "Mesophotic Depth Gradients Impact Reef Fish Assemblage Composition and Functional Group Partitioning in the Main Hawaiian Islands".

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Behind the science: Sponge host identity influences associated microbiota

   2017, November 15 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Georg Steinert about their article "In four shallow and mesophotic tropical reef sponges from Guam the microbial community largely depends on host identity".

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Early Career Scientist: Daniel Holstein

   2017, November 6 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Daniel Holstein about their research and experiences.

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Early Career Scientist: Danielle DeLeo

   2017, October 30 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Danielle DeLeo about their research and experiences.

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Early Career Scientist: Michael Studivan

   2017, October 23 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Michael Studivan about their research and experiences.

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Announcement: Invitation for a collaborative project on mesophotic reefs

   2017, October 18 - posted by Joe Turner

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Behind the science: Sponge microbiomes in mesophotic Caribbean reefs

   2017, October 17 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Kathleen Morrow about their article "Environmental drivers of microbial community shifts in the giant barrel sponge, Xestospongia muta, over a shallow to mesophotic depth gradient".

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Early Career Scientist: Tiffany Sih

   2017, October 9 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Tiffany Sih about their research and experiences.

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Behind the science: Light-dependent fluorescence in coral

   2017, October 2 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Or Ben-Zvi about their article "Light-dependent fluorescence in the coral Galaxea fascicularis".

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Behind the science: Environmental gradients affect reef fishes depth preferences

   2017, September 25 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Tom (Thomas) Bridge about their article "Ecological and morphological traits predict depth-generalist fishes on coral reefs".

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Behind the science: Fitness across the depth distribution of a coral reef fish

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice

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Behind the science: A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae)

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Luke Tornabene about their article "A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), and the first record of invasive lionfish preying on undescribed biodiversity".

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Behind the science: Deep in shadows, deep in time: the oldest mesophotic coral ecosystems

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Mikolaj Zapalski about their article "Deep in shadows, deep in time: the oldest mesophotic coral ecosystems from the Devonian of the Holy Cross Mountains (Poland)".


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Behind the science: High coral cover on a mesophotic, subtropical island platform at the limits of coral reef growth

   2017, September 21 - posted by Veronica Radice
An interview with Michelle Linklater about their article "High coral cover on a mesophotic, subtropical island platform at the limits of coral reef growth".