Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems

Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems

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Part I: Introduction1. Mesophotic coral ecosystems: Introduction and Overview Part II: Regional Variation in Mesophotic Corarl Ecosystems 2. Bermuda 3. The Bahamas and Cayman Islands 4. Pulley Ridge, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. 5. The Mesoamerican Reef 6. Discovery Bay, Jamaica 7. Puerto Rico 8. The United States Virgin Islands 9. Bonaire and Curacao 10. Brazil 11. The Red Sea 12. The Chagos Archipelago 13. Ryukyus Islands, Japan 14. Taiwan 15. The Philippines 16. Palau 17. Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia 18. Papua New Guinea 19. North West Australia 20. The Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea 21. Fiji 22. American Samoa 23. Cook Islands 24. French Polynesia 25. The Hawaiian Archipelago 26. Isla del Coco, Costa Rica, Eastern Tropical Pacific 27. Chile and Salas y Gomez Ridge Part III: Environments, Biodiversity, and Ecology of Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems 28. The mesophotic coral microbial biosphere 29. Macroalgae 30. Symbiodinium genetic diversity and symbiosis with hosts from shallow to mesophotic coral ecosystems 31. Large benthic foraminifera in low-light environments 32. Sponges 33. Biodiversity of reef-building, scleractinian corals 34. Reef-building corals of the upper mesophotic zone of the central Indo-west Pacific 35. Sexual reproduction of scleractinian corals in mesophotic coral ecosystems vs. shallow reefs 36. Coral sclerochronology: similarities and differences in the coral isotopic signatures between mesophotic and shallow reefs 37. Antipatharians of the mesophotic zone: four case studies 38. Octocorals of the Indo-Pacific 39. Gorgonian corals 40. Fishes: Biodiversity 41. Disease problems 42. Light, temperature, photosynthesis, heterotrophy, and the lower depth limits of mesophotic coral ecosystems 43. Bioerosion 44. Geology and geomorphology Part IV: Are Shallow and Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Connected? 45. Beyond the 'deep reef refuge' hypothesis: a conceptual framework to characterize persistence at depth 46. Coral ecosystem connectivity between Pulley Ridge and the Florida Keys Part V: Conservation, Management, and Threats to Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems 47. Disturbance in mesophotic coral ecosystems nd linkages to conservation and management 48. Invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans and P. miles ): distribution, impact, and Management 49. Ecosystem Services of mesophotic coral reefs and a call for better accounting Part VI: Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Research: Technologies and Future Directions 50. Advanced Technical Diving 51. Underwater robotic technology for imaging mesophotic coral ecosystems 52. Key questions for research and conservation of mesophotic coral ecosystems and temperate mesophotic ecosystems
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Mesophotic coral ecosystems;Shallow coral reefs;Invasive lionfish;Coral reef conservation;Coral reef management;Ecosystem services;Coral diseases;The Coral Triangle;Scleractinian corals;Sclerochronology;Antipatharians;Octocorals;Gorgonians;marine and freshwater sciences;climate change