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Cairns, Stephen

Research Zoologist Emeritus

Systematics, zoogeography, mineralogy, and phylogeny of Neogene to Recent Scleractinia, Octocorallia and Stylasteridae worldwide.


Geographic Focus

Background And Education

Education And Training

Research And Grants


Selected Publications

Editor Of

  • Book

    • Kitahara, Marcelo V. 2021. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from New aledonia, Cairns, Stephen D., editor. Paris, France: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. In Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, Mem. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. 2021
    • George, R. Y. and Cairns, Stephen D., editors. 2007. Conservation and Adaptive Management of Seamount and Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems. Miami: University of Miami. 2007
    • George, R. Y. and Cairns, Stephen D., editors. 2007. Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems; Biology and Geology. Miami: University of Miami. In Third International Symposium on Deep Sea Corals. 2007