[Coral-List] WA Post Article on Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems
Kimberly.Puglise at noaa.gov
Thu Nov 3 12:09:06 EDT 2011
Just in case you missed it, this week's Tuesday edition of the
Washington Post had an article focused on mesophotic coral ecosystems..
The article highlighted work that we've been funding in Hawaii under the
Deep-Coral Reef Ecosystem Studies Program focused on understanding the
processes that regulate these ecosystems and assessing their
vulnerability to exploitation and human disturbance.
Washington Post Article -
Additionally, NOAA announced on October 13, 2011, the awarding of a new
project two investigate the role the mesophotic reefs of Pulley Ridge
play in replenishing key fish species and other organisms in the
downstream reefs of the Florida Keys and the Dry Tortugas.
NOAA Press Release -
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