Assessment of fish populations and habitat on Oculina Bank, a deep-sea coral marine protected area off eastern Florida
Harter , Stacey L.
Ribera, Marta M.
Shepard, Andrew N.
Reed, John K.
Ecology | Biology | Fisheries
A portion of the Oculina Bank located off eastern Florida is
a marine protected area (MPA) preserved for its dense populations of the ivory tree coral (Oculina varicosa),
which provides important habitat for fish. Surveys of fish assemblages and benthic habitat we...