Cold-water coral ecosystems in Cassidaigne Canyon: An assessment of their environmental living conditions

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Fabri, Marie-claire; Bargain, Annaelle; Pairaud, Ivane; Pedel, Laura; Taupier-letage, I.;
  • Publisher: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.06.006
  • Subject: Madrepora oculata | Mediterranean Sea (N43 degrees, E5 degrees 30 ') | Biodiversity | Species distribution mapping | Bauxite residues | Habitat suitability model

The Cassidaigne canyon is one of the two canyons (together with Lacaze-Duthiers) of the French Mediterranean coast in which cold-water corals have settled and formed large colonies, providing a structural habitat for other species. Nevertheless, the communities settled ... View more
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