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    Rogers, C.S.: A Unique Coral Community in the Mangroves of Hurricane Hole, St. John, US Virgin Islands, Diversity 2017, 9, 29; doi;103390/d9030029

    Greenwood, V.(2015 February 10). To Save Coral Reefs, First Save the Mangroves, National Geographic. Retrieved from

    Yates, K. K., Rogers, C. S., Herlan, J. J., Brooks, G. R., Smiley, N. A., and Larson, R. A.: Diverse coral communities in mangrove habitats suggest a novel refuge from climate change, Biogeosciences, 11, 4321-4337, doi:10.5194/bg-11-4321-2014, 2014.

    Caroline S. Rogers, James J. Herlan: 2012 Life on the edge: corals in mangroves and climate change, Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012. 5 pages.

    Alan M. Friedlander, Mark E. Monaco, Randy Clark, Simon J. Pittman, Jim Beets, Rafe Boulon, Russell Callender, John Christensen, Sarah D. Hile, Matt S. Kendall, Jeff Miller, Caroline Rogers, Kosta Stamoulis, Lisa Wedding, and Kimberly Roberson: Fish Movement Patterns in Virgin Islands National Park, Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument and Adjacent Waters. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 172. Silver Spring, MD. 102 pp, 2013.

    Ann B. Tihansky and Caroline S. Rogers: Discovering the Secret Gardens in the Mangroves of St. John, US. Virgin Islands", USGS Sound Waves Coastal and Marine Research News from Across the USGS, April 2010

    Caroline S. Rogers: High diversity and abundance of scleractinian corals growing on and near mangrove prop roots, St. John, US Virgin Islands, Coral Reefs Journal of the International Society for Reef Studies, 28: 909 - 909, 2009 pdf 175kb

    Monaco, M. E., A. M. Friedlander, C. Caldow, J. D. Christensen, C. Rogers, J. Beets, J. Miller and R. Boulon. 2007. Characterizing Reef Fish Populations and Habitats within and outside the US VI Coral Reef National Monument: a lesson in marine protected area design. Fisheries Management & Ecology. 14:33-40.

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