PubTalk 6/2014 — Into the Abyss
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.