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    • Catastrophe and the life span of coral reefs 

      ARONSON, RICHARD B.; Precht, William F.; Macintyre, Ian G.; Toth, Lauren T. (2012-02-01)
      A strong earthquake in the western Caribbean in 2009 had a catastrophic impact on uncemented, unconsolidated coral reefs in the central sector of the shelf lagoon of the Belizean barrier reef. In a set of 21 reef sites ...
    • A depth refugium from catastrophic coral bleaching prevents regional extinction 

      Smith, Tyler B.; Glynn, Peter W.; Maté, Juan L.; Toth, Lauren T.; Gyory, Joanna (2014)
      Species intolerant of changing climate might avoid extinction within refugia buffered from extreme conditions. Refugia have been observed in the fossil record but are not well documented or understood on ecological time ...
    • Environmental determinants of motile cryptofauna on an eastern Pacific coral reef 

      Enochs, Ian C.; Toth, Lauren T.; Brandtneris, Viktor W.; Afflerbach, Jamie C.; Manzello, Derek P. (2011-10-05)
      Coral reef cryptofauna, which live hidden within reef framework structures, are considered to be the most diverse group of coral reef metazoans. They likely comprise more biomass than all surface fauna, providing food ...