Selected publications

Do mesophotic corals grow differently, depending where you look? Led by Sarah Groves, "Growth rates of Porites astreoides and Orbicella franksi in mesophotic habitats surrounding St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands." 2018

Do mesophotic corals grow differently, depending where you look? Led by Sarah Groves, "Growth rates of Porites astreoides and Orbicella franksi in mesophotic habitats surrounding St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands." 2018

What explains the spatial distribution and quality of mesophotic reefs? Led by Tyler Smith. "Potential structuring forces on a shelf edge upper mesophotic coral ecosystems in the US Virgin Islands". 2016

What explains the spatial distribution and quality of mesophotic reefs? Led by Tyler Smith. "Potential structuring forces on a shelf edge upper mesophotic coral ecosystems in the US Virgin Islands". 2016

How can we use connectivity to inform better MPA design? Led by Iliana Chollett. "A case for redefining the boundaries of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion". 2017

How can we use connectivity to inform better MPA design? Led by Iliana Chollett. "A case for redefining the boundaries of the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion". 2017

Check out this UNEP report "Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems: A lifeboat for coral reefs?". We've contributed to two sections, including a review of MCEs in the US Virgin Islands, and an overview of the ecosystem services of MCEs. 2016

Check out this UNEP report "Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems: A lifeboat for coral reefs?". We've contributed to two sections, including a review of MCEs in the US Virgin Islands, and an overview of the ecosystem services of MCEs. 2016

Mesophotic mustard hill corals produce just as many larvae as their shallower counterparts. "Depth-independent reproduction in the reef coral Porties asteroids from shallow to mesophotic depths". 2016

Mesophotic mustard hill corals produce just as many larvae as their shallower counterparts. "Depth-independent reproduction in the reef coral Porties asteroids from shallow to mesophotic depths". 2016

Mesophotic star corals produce a TON of eggs. What are the implications for reef resilience? "Fertile fathoms: Deep reproductive refugia for threatened shallow corals". 2015

Mesophotic star corals produce a TON of eggs. What are the implications for reef resilience? "Fertile fathoms: Deep reproductive refugia for threatened shallow corals". 2015

Winner of the ISRS Best Paper Award for 2016. Simulation modeling may be able to help us predict how coral reefs will change in an uncertain future. "Modeling vertical coral connectivity and mesophotic refugia". 2016

Winner of the ISRS Best Paper Award for 2016. Simulation modeling may be able to help us predict how coral reefs will change in an uncertain future. "Modeling vertical coral connectivity and mesophotic refugia". 2016

Selected as Feature Article. How can we parse the complexity of multi-species metapopulations to improve conservation and management? "Consistencies and inconsistencies in multispecies network dynamics of coral reef ecosystems". 2014

Selected as Feature Article. How can we parse the complexity of multi-species metapopulations to improve conservation and management? "Consistencies and inconsistencies in multispecies network dynamics of coral reef ecosystems". 2014