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- Rocha, Luiz A., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ecosphere 2019 v.10 no.4 pp. e02666
- anthropogenic activities; anthropogenic stressors; biodiversity; bioerosion; calcification; coral reefs; corals; ecosystems; microhabitats
- ... Mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) have historically been considered more stable than shallow reefs and thus suggested to provide refuge to coral reef communities against natural and anthropogenic impacts. Despite this assumption, a growing body of literature has shown that deep reefs are not immune to natural disturbance. Here, based on our in situ observations, we propose that disturbance may ac ...