MEPS - Vol. 397 - Table of contents

Mar Ecol Prog Ser (Print ISSN: 0171-8630; Online ISSN: 1616-1599)
Copyright © 2009 Inter-Research. Published December 17

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Conservation and management of deep-sea corals and coral reefs
Idea: Karen Miller
Coordination: Karen Miller, Di Tracey, Helen Neil

Miller K, Neil H, Tracey D
INTRODUCTION: Recent advances in deep-sea coral science and emerging links to conservation and management of deep-sea ecosystems
MEPS 397:1-5 | Full text in pdf format

Cairns SD
Influence of Frederick (Ted) M. Bayer on deep-water octocoral research
MEPS 397:7-10 | Full text in pdf format

Dueñas LF, Sánchez JA
Character lability in deep-sea bamboo corals (Octocorallia, Isididae, Keratoisidinae)
MEPS 397:11-23 | Full text in pdf format

Thoma JN, Pante E, Brugler MR, France SC
Deep-sea octocorals and antipatharians show no evidence of seamount-scale endemism in the NW Atlantic
MEPS 397:25-35 | Full text in pdf format

Orejas C, Gori A, Lo Iacono C, Puig P, Gili JM, Dale MRT
Cold-water corals in the Cap de Creus canyon, northwestern Mediterranean: spatial distribution, density and anthropogenic impact
MEPS 397:37-51 | Full text in pdf format

Bo M, Bavestrello G, Canese S, Giusti M, Salvati E, Angiolillo M, Greco S
Characteristics of a black coral meadow in the twilight zone of the central Mediterranean Sea
MEPS 397:53-61 | Full text in pdf format

Fautin DG, Guinotte JM, Orr JC
Comparative depth distribution of corallimorpharians and scleractinians (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)
MEPS 397:63-70 | Full text in pdf format

Arantes RCM, Castro CB, Pires DO, Seoane JCS
Depth and water mass zonation and species associations of cold-water octocoral and stony coral communities in the southwestern Atlantic
MEPS 397:71-79 | Full text in pdf format

Mosher CV, Watling L
Partners for life: a brittle star and its octocoral host
MEPS 397:81-88 | Full text in pdf format

Hansson L, Agis M, Maier C, Weinbauer MG
Community composition of bacteria associated with cold-water coral Madrepora oculata: within and between colony variability
MEPS 397:89-102 | Full text in pdf format

Pires DO, Castro CB, Silva JC
Reproductive biology of the deep-sea pennatulacean Anthoptilum murrayi (Cnidaria, Octocorallia)
MEPS 397:103-112 | Full text in pdf format

Dodds LA, Black KD, Orr H, Roberts JM
Lipid biomarkers reveal geographical differences in food supply to the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia)
MEPS 397:113-124 | Full text in pdf format

Carlier A, Le Guilloux E, Olu K, Sarrazin J, Mastrototaro F, Taviani M, Clavier J
Trophic relationships in a deep Mediterranean cold-water coral bank (Santa Maria di Leuca, Ionian Sea)
MEPS 397:125-137 | Full text in pdf format

Roberts JM, Davies AJ, Henry LA, Dodds LA, Duineveld GCA, Lavaleye MSS, Maier C, van Soest RWM, Bergman MJN, Hühnerbach V, Huvenne VAI, Sinclair DJ, Watmough T, Long D, Green SL, van Haren H
Mingulay reef complex: an interdisciplinary study of cold-water coral habitat, hydrography and biodiversity
MEPS 397:139-151 | Full text in pdf format

Brooke S, Young CM
In situ measurement of survival and growth of Lophelia pertusa in the northern Gulf of Mexico
MEPS 397:153-161 | Full text in pdf format

Parrish FA, Roark EB
Growth validation of gold coral Gerardia sp. in the Hawaiian Archipelago
MEPS 397:163-172 | Full text in pdf format

Andrews AH, Stone RP, Lundstrom CC, DeVogelaere AP
Growth rate and age determination of bamboo corals from the northeastern Pacific Ocean using refined 210Pb dating
MEPS 397:173-185 | Full text in pdf format

Thresher RE
Environmental and compositional correlates of growth rate in deep-water bamboo corals (Gorgonacea; Isididae)
MEPS 397:187-196 | Full text in pdf format

Wisshak M, López Correa M, Zibrowius H, Jakobsen J, Freiwald A
Skeletal reorganisation affects geochemical signals, exemplified in the stylasterid hydrocoral Errina dabneyi (Azores Archipelago)
MEPS 397:197-208 | Full text in pdf format

Sherwood OA, Thresher RE, Fallon SJ, Davies DM, Trull TW
Multi-century time-series of 15N and 14C in bamboo corals from deep Tasmanian seamounts: evidence for stable oceanographic conditions
MEPS 397:209-218 | Full text in pdf format

Risk MJ, Sherwood OA, Nairn R, Gibbons C
Tracking the record of sewage discharge off Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since 1950, using stable isotope records from antipatharians
MEPS 397:219-226 | Full text in pdf format

Woodby D, Carlile D, Hulbert L
Predictive modeling of coral distribution in the Central Aleutian Islands, USA
MEPS 397:227-240 | Full text in pdf format

Purser A, Bergmann M, Lundälv T, Ontrup J, Nattkemper TW
Use of machine-learning algorithms for the automated detection of cold-water coral habitats: a pilot study
MEPS 397:241-251 | Full text in pdf format

Costello MJ
Distinguishing marine habitat classification concepts for ecological data management
MEPS 397:253-268 | Full text in pdf format

Nonaka M, Muzik K
Recent harvest records of commercially valuable precious corals in the Ryukyu Archipelago
MEPS 397:269-278 | Full text in pdf format

Althaus F, Williams A, Schlacher TA, Kloser RJ, Green MA, Barker BA, Bax NJ, Brodie P, Schlacher-Hoenlinger MA
Impacts of bottom trawling on deep-coral ecosystems of seamounts are long-lasting
MEPS 397:279-294 | Full text in pdf format

Heifetz J, Stone RP, Shotwell SK
Damage and disturbance to coral and sponge habitat of the Aleutian Archipelago
MEPS 397:295-303 | Full text in pdf format

Hall-Spencer JM, Tasker M, Soffker M, Christiansen S, Rogers S, Campbell M, Hoydal K
Design of Marine Protected Areas on high seas and territorial waters of Rockall Bank
MEPS 397:305-308 | Full text in pdf format

Parker SJ, Penney AJ, Clark MR
Detection criteria for managing trawl impacts on vulnerable marine ecosystems in high seas fisheries of the South Pacific Ocean
MEPS 397:309-317 | Full text in pdf format

Bruckner AW
Rate and extent of decline in Corallium (pink and red coral) populations: existing data meet the requirements for a CITES Appendix II listing
MEPS 397:319-332 | Full text in pdf format | See Comment and Reply Comment on this article

Hourigan TF
Managing fishery impacts on deep-water coral ecosystems of the USA: emerging best practices
MEPS 397:333-340 | Full text in pdf format

Penney AJ, Parker SJ, Brown JH
Protection measures implemented by New Zealand for vulnerable marine ecosystems in the South Pacific Ocean
MEPS 397:341-354 | Full text in pdf format

Brock R, English E, Kenchington E, Tasker M
The alphabet soup that protects cold-water corals in the North Atlantic
MEPS 397:355-360 | Full text in pdf format