Precious coral and rock sponge gardens on the deep aphotic fore-reef of Osprey Reef (Coral Sea, Australia)
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- Wörheide, G., Vargas, S., Lüter, C. et al. Coral Reefs (2011) 30: 901. doi:10.1007/s00338-011-0802-y
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We would like to thank the German Science Foundation (DFG, Projects Wo897/7-1, Lu839/2-1) and the German Excellence Initiative (Courant Research Centre of Geobiology, Göttingen) for funding, the Marum (Bremen), ROV pilots Werner Dimmler and Nicolas Nowald, all cruise participants, as well as the Pacific Marine Group, Townsville, for exceptional support. Phil Alderslade, Carden Wallace, Rob Beaman, Néstor E. Ardila E., and Stephen Cairns are acknowledged for assistance in Corallium sp. identification.