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Comparison of the lateral line and ampullary systems of two species of shovelnose ray
The anatomical characteristics of the mechanoreceptive lateral line system and electrosensory ampullae of Lorenzini of Rhinobatos typus and Aptychotrema rostrata are compared. The spatialExpand
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Declining trends in annual catch rates of the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) in Queensland, Australia
Suitable long term species-specific catch rate and biological data are seldom available for large shark species, particularly where historical commercial logbook reporting has been poor. However,Expand
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Little change in the distribution of rocky shore faunal communities on the Australian east coast after 50 years of rapid warming
Abstract Rocky shore faunal communities are tractable systems which are sensitive to climate change. Here, we resurveyed a historical census of rocky shore fauna conducted in the 1940s and 1950s toExpand
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Food choice in Siganus fuscescens: influence of macrophyte nutrient content and availability
Using multiple-choice feeding experiments, the selection of six species of macrophytes by the herbivorous rabbitfish Siganus fuscescens was examined. The rabbitfish showed distinct food choice in theExpand
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The distribution and function of mucous cells and their secretions in the alimentary tract of Arrhamphus sclerolepis krefftii
The mucosa of the mouth, pharynx, oesophagus and rectum of Arrhamphus sclerolepis krefftii contain saccular mucous cells and the lining of the intestinal mucosa contains goblet mucous cells. SaccularExpand
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Enzymatic digestion in stomachless fishes: how a simple gut accommodates both herbivory and carnivory
The lack of a stomach is not uncommon amongst teleost fishes, yet our understanding of this reductive specialisation is lacking. The absence of a stomach does not restrict trophic preference,Expand
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Grazing by a small fish affects the early stages of a post-settlement stony coral
Short-term experiments were used to isolate the detrimental effects of grazer disturbance on young corals, and determine the stage of development at which recruits are no longer susceptible to thisExpand
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Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) movement patterns and habitat use determined by satellite tagging in eastern Australian waters
Partial migration is considered ubiquitous among vertebrates, but little is known about the movements of oceanodromous apex predators such as sharks, particularly at their range extents. PAT-Mk10 andExpand
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The influence of increased line-fishing mortality on the sex ratio and age of sex reversal of the venus tusk fish
The age of sex reversal of the venus tusk fish Choerodon venustus, caught by line fishing at various locations on the southern Great Barrier Reef, indicated that C. venustus is capable of modifyingExpand
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The Fate of Lyngbya majuscula Toxins in Three Potential Consumers
Blooms of Lyngbya majuscula have been reported with increasing frequency and severity in the last decade in Moreton Bay, Australia. A number of grazers have been observed feeding upon this toxicExpand
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