Summary

"For the first time in decades, researchers have conducted an extensive exploration for deep-sea corals and sponges in submarine canyons off the northeastern coast of the US. The survey revealed coral “hotspots,” and found that a new coral habitat suitability model could help predict where corals are likely to occur..."

- Northeast Fisheries Science Center "Science Spotlight," September 25, 2012

 
Category:
  • Website
Type: DSCRTP Supported Date: 2012
Region(s):
  • New England Council
  • Mid-Atlantic Council
Location(s):
  •  None Defined.