Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 1–2 | Cite as

Deepest zooxanthellate corals of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea

  • N. Englebert
  • P. Bongaerts
  • P. Muir
  • K. B. Hay
  • O. Hoegh-Guldberg
Oceanarium

Keywords

Coral Reef Great Barrier Reef Scleractinian Coral Coral Community Marine Reserve 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank David Whillas, Luke Denseley, Steve Lindfield, Erin McFadden, Jaap Barendrecht, David Harris, “Underwater Earth”, and the crews from “Reef Connections” and ”Mike Ball Dive Expeditions”. The study was part of the “Catlin Seaview Survey” funded by Catlin Group Limited, with support from the Global Change Institute.

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© Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Englebert
    • 1
  • P. Bongaerts
    • 1
  • P. Muir
    • 2
  • K. B. Hay
    • 1
  • O. Hoegh-Guldberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Global Change InstituteThe University of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia
  2. 2.Museum of Tropical QueenslandTownsvilleAustralia

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