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- Deepwater Canyons 2012 - Pathways to the Abyss expedition
- North Carolina Museum of Natrual History and NC Musuem Blog
Davies, A. J., G. C. A. Duineveld, M. S. S. Lavaleye, M. J. N. Bergman, H. van Haren, and J. M. Roberts, 2009. Downwelling and deep-water bottom currents as food supply mechanisms to the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia) at the Mingulay Reef complex. Limnol. Oceanogr. 54(2):620–629.
De Leo, F. C., C. R. Smith, A. A. Rowden, D. A. Bowden, and M. R. Clark. 2010. Submarine canyons: hotspots of benthic biomass and productivity in the deep sea. Proc. Biol. Sci. 277(1695):2783-2792.
Hecker, B. and G. Blechschmidt. 1979. Final Historical Coral Report for the Canyon Assessment Study in the Mid- and North-Atlantic Areas of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. Manuscript report prepared for U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. Washington, DC.
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