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Reef Fishes of the East Indies
Spread of Diadema Mass Mortality Through the Caribbean
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Several lines of indirect evidence suggest that the phenomenon is due to a water-borne pathogen, and if so, this is the most extensive epidemic documented for a marine invertebrate.
Atlantic reef fish biogeography and evolution
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Both historical events and relatively recent dispersal have had a strong influence on Atlantic tropical marine biodiversity and have contributed to the biogeographical patterns observed today; however, examples of the latter process outnumber those of the former.
PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE TRUMPETFISHES (AULOSTOMUS): RING SPECIES COMPLEX ON A GLOBAL SCALE
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After 3–4 million years and a globe-spanning series of vicariant and dispersal events, trumpetfish lineages have come back into contact in the southwest Atlantic and appear to be merging, a ring species phenomenon that may occur in a broad array of marine organisms, with clear implications for the production and maintenance of biodiversity in marine ecosystems.
PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE PANTROPICAL SEA URCHIN EUCIDARIS IN RELATION TO LAND BARRIERS AND OCEAN CURRENTS
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The phylogeny of Eucidaris confirms Ernst Mayr's conclusions that major barriers to the dispersal of tropical echinoids have been the wide stretch of deep water between central and eastern Pacific, the cold water off the southwest coast of Africa, and the Isthmus of Panama and suggests that a colonization event in the eastern Pacific has led to speciation between mainland and island populations.
Sexual patterns in the labroid fishes of the Western Caribbean, II, the parrotfishes (Scaridae)
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The results of a two year investigation into the interactions of sex change, coloration, and mating behavior in nine Caribbean wrasses show that sex change from female to male appears to precede a change of coloration into the bright terminal phase.
Ecological speciation in tropical reef fishes
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The concordance of evolutionary partitions with habitat types, rather than conventional biogeographical barriers, indicates parapatric ecological speciation, in which adaptation to alternative environmental conditions in adjacent locations overwhelms the homogenizing effect of dispersal.
Temporal Coupling of Production and Recruitment of Larvae of a Caribbean Reef Fish
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The timing and magnitude of settlement are strongly influenced by both production and planktonic processes, and the latter only partly decouple settlement and production.
Shore fishes and biogeographic subdivisions of the Tropical Eastern Pacific
We examined the geographic distributions of 1135 species of resident shore fishes to assess biogeo- graphic subdivision of the Tropical Eastern Pacific (TEP), which stretches from the Gulf of
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