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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 619–620 | Cite as

Extension of the known distribution and depth range of the scleractinian coral Psammocora stellata: first record from a Taiwanese mesophotic reef

  • Vianney Denis
  • Stéphane De Palmas
  • Francesca Benzoni
  • Chaolun Allen Chen
Oceanarium

Keywords

Coral Reef Scleractinian Coral Scuba Diving Sandy Bottom Coral Diversity 
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Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (grant no. 103-2621-B-001-004-MY3)

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

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vianney Denis
    • 1
  • Stéphane De Palmas
    • 1
  • Francesca Benzoni
    • 2
  • Chaolun Allen Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Biodiversity Research Center, Academia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Biotechnology and BiosciencesUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMilanItaly

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