Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: HKU team identifies areas of top priority for deep-sea monitoring

(The University of Hong Kong) Responses were collected from 112 leading deep-sea scientists around the world regarding deep-sea monitoring, conservation and management by an international research team. The results of the survey are presented in Nature Ecology & Evolution, identifying key areas on which future conservation and management strategies should be focused. The article highlights priorities for monitoring, including large animals and habitat-forming species like deep-sea corals, and the impact of human activities such as mining on this vulnerable ecosystem.