The biology, ecology and vulnerability of deep-water coral reefs

Rogers, Alex. 2004 The biology, ecology and vulnerability of deep-water coral reefs. International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources, 10pp.

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Deep-sea coral reefs live in the cold, dark waters of the oceans but like shallow water tropical coral reefs they have a distinct, diverse and sometimes highly endemic associated animal community. These reefs are under direct threat from deep-sea trawling and in some areas have already been seriously impacted by fishing. At present there is no protection for these habitats on the high seas.

Item Type: Publication - Book
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Antarctic Science in the Global Context (2000-2005) > Antarctic Biodiversity - Past, Present and Future
Date made live: 25 Jan 2012 10:57 +0 (UTC)

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