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Protandrous hermaphroditism in six species of the anemonefish genus Amphiprion in Japan
The social structure of six species of anemonefishes from Japan is described and the results of histological studies of their gonads are reported, indicating that all individuals of all six species are ambosexual as juveniles.
Courtship, spawning and inferred social organization of American angelfishes (Genera Pomacanthus, Holacanthus and Centropyge; pomacanthidae)
SynopsisCourtship, spawning and social organization are described for six species of American angelfishes, with notes provided on three additional species. In all species discussed, as well as all…
Population Structure, Reproductive Behavior and Protogynous Hermaphroditism in the Angelfish.
Detailed studies of both the reproductive units and courtship behavioral patterns of representatives of the various angelfish genera may eventually provide useful tools for classification of this difficult family.
Early sex change: A possible mating strategy ofCentropyge angelfishes (Pisces: Pomacanthidae)
Between 1978 and 1983, several incidences of sex change by ranking female angelfishes within their harems and in the presence of the dominant male in each such harem were observed, suggesting the possibility of early sex change as a normal reproductive strategy in these species.
Spawning behavior and social organization of the flounderCrossorhombus kobensis (Bothidae) at Miyake-jima, Japan
Nanoindentation of human meniscal surfaces.
Geographical Variation and Social Dominance in Japanese Populations of the Anemonefish Amphiprion clarkii
- J. T. Moyer
- 20 August 1976
Social Organization and Spawning Behavior of the Pteroine Fish Dendrochirus zebra at Miyake-jima, Japan
Social organization and reproductive behavior of the lionfish Dendrochirus zebra were studied at Miyake-jima,one of the Izu Islands of Japan.Individuals of this species are solitary predators that…
Territorial Behavior of the Anemonefish Amphiprion xanthurus with Notes on the Life History
The anemonefish,Amphiprion xanthurus,was studied on the island of Miyakejima,Japan,from 1969 to 1972,with special interest in the problem of territory and aggression.General life history studies were…