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Experiments and observations on food consumption, growth and starvation in Dendrochirus brachypterus and Pterois volitans (Pteroinae, Scorpaenidae)
  • L. Fishelson
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • 1 December 1997
Food consumption, growth and the ability to withstand starvation were studied in two species of predominantly piscivorous predatory lionfishes from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea: DendrochirusExpand
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Whole-body protochordate regeneration from totipotent blood cells.
Cell differentiation, tissue formation, and organogenesis are fundamental patterns during the development of multicellular animals from the dividing cells of fertilized eggs. Hence, the completeExpand
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Ecology of the northern Red Sea crinoids and their Epi- and Endozoic fauna
Fourteen crinoid species are found along the coral reefs of the northern Red Sea that form aggregations of different species at various depths. The shallowest aggregation consists partly ofExpand
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Feeding ecology of surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae) in the northern Red Sea, with particular reference to Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Forsskål)
Abstract Three surgeonfishes (Teleostei:Acanthuridae), inhabiting Red Sea reefs near Eilat, Israel, are similar in size and overlap to varying degrees in use of habitat. They differ in diel cycles ofExpand
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Testis structure, spermatogenesis, spermatocytogenesis, and sperm structure in cardinal fish (Apogonidae, Perciformes)
The testes in all 16 of the studied cardinal fish species are shown to be bilobed, with spermatogonia dispersed throughout the gametogenic epithelium of the seminiferous tubules. Each testicular lobeExpand
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Littoral fauna of the Red Sea: the population of non-scleractinian anthozoans of shallow waters of the Red Sea (Eilat)
Approximately 22 species of sea anemones and 20 species of alcyonarians were found on the reef fringing the shallow water at Eilat (Gulf of Aqaba) and other localities along the Red Sea coast of theExpand
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Biology of Surgeonfish Acanthurus-nigrofuscus with emphasis on changeover in diet and annual gonadal cycles
A 3 yr study was conducted on the feeding biology and reproductive strategies of Acanthurus nigrofuscus (Acanthuridae, Teleostei) found along the coral reefs of the Gulf of Aqaba and forming thereExpand
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Food habits and prey selection of three species of groupers from the genus Cephalopholis (Serranidae: Teleostei)
SynopsisThis paper describes a study performed in the Gulf of Aqaba on food selectivity and hunting behaviour of three species of sympatric fish from the genusCephalopholis. These fishes occur in theExpand
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Ecology and distribution of the benthic fauna in the shallow waters of the Red Sea
Approximately 500 animal species and plants are listed as being the most typical for the infratidal and shallow subtidal benthic fauna of the Red Sea. Most of them are divided into communitiesExpand
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