Deep-sea diversity patterns are shaped by energy availability
Skipton NC Woolley, Derek P Tittensor, Piers K Dunstan, Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita, Jose J Lahoz-Monfort, Brendan A Wintle, Boris Worm, Timothy D O'Hara
Nature | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
We thank all collectors and taxonomists involved for providing biodiversity data. This work is an output of the project 'National maps of biodiversity and connectivity' of the Marine Biodiversity Research Hub and Environmental Decisions Hub, funded through the Commonwealth National Environmental Research Program (NERP) and administered through the Australian Government's Department of Environment. This work is also a product of the International Network for Scientific Investigations of Deep-Sea Ecosystems (INDEEP) working group on biogeography. We also thank the Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) for travel funding that enabled collaboration between the University of Melbourne, Museum Victoria and Dalhousie University.