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PubTalk 6/2014 — Into the Abyss

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Living Without Light

by Nancy Prouty, Research Oceanographer 


  • As archives of natural and human activities, deep-sea corals are windows to the past.
  • Scientific studies of these slow-growing and long-living animals lead to good stewardship for healthy ecosystems.
  • Deep-sea coral communities are biological hotspots that are among the most diverse and productive on Earth.




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