Coral Reefs

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 945–945 | Cite as

Deep zooxanthellate coral reefs of the Puerto Rico: US Virgin Islands insular platform

  • R. A. ArmstrongEmail author
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Sponge Coral Reef Coral Cover Coral Species Autonomous Underwater Vehicle 
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This research was funded by the CenSSIS ERC of the National Science Foundation under Grant EEC-9986821 and by the Caribbean Fishery Management Council. Special thanks to Hanumant Singh for the use of the Seabed AUV.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Marine SciencesUniversity of Puerto RicoMayaguezUSA

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