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Long-term effects of destruction of hermatypic corals by Acanthaster plana infestation on reef fish communities at Iriomote Island, Japan
Long-term changes in structure of fish communities on coral reefs infested by the coralfeeding starfish Acanthasterplanci were determined using 20 mZ visual transects. We censused a living coral reefExpand
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Changes in Structure of Coral Reef Fish Communities by Destruction of Hermatypic Corals: Observational and Experimental Views
Population outbursts of the crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, have drastically altered communities in many coral reef areas of the Indo-west Pacific since the late 1960s. To understandExpand
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Short‐term effects of a mass coral bleaching event on a reef fish assemblage at Iriomote Island, Japan
ABSTRACT:  Widespread, intense coral bleaching and mortality occurred across the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan, in the summer and autumn of 1998. All of the corals within the study area, dominatedExpand
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Food habits of fishes in a seagrass bed on a fringing coral reef at Iriomote Island, southern Japan
Abstract To clarify the feeding habits of fishes in tropical seagrass beds on coral reefs, the gut contents of 53 fish species, collected in an Enhauls acoroides-dominated bed at Iriomote Island,Expand
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Food habits of fishes on unvegetated tidal mudflats in Tokyo Bay, central Japan
ABSTRACT:  To clarify the feeding habits of tidal mudflat fishes, the gut contents of 29 fish species, collected from unvegetated tidal mudflats in Tokyo Bay, central Honshu, Japan, were examined.Expand
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Feeding habits of Japanese butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae)
Stomach content data from 32 species of Japanese butterflyfishes of the family Chaetodontidae were used to classify them into feeding groups and to determine their important food resources. FourExpand
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Evidence of ontogenetic migration from mangroves to coral reefs by black-tail snapper Lutjanus fulvus: stable isotope approach
Mangroves are often considered to be important nurseries for coral reef fishes, yet this assumption has rarely been tested. At Ishigaki Island, southern Japan, black-tail snapper Lutjanus fulvusExpand
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Food habits of fishes in azostera marina bed at aburatsubo, central japan
To clarify the feeding habits of seagrass fishes, the gut contents of 31 fish species collected in aZostera marina bed at Aburatsubo central Japan, were examined. Ontogenetic changes in foodExpand
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Larval and juvenile fishes occurring with flood tides on an intertidal mudflat in the Tama River estuary, central Japan
Intertidal movements of fish larvae and juveniles on a mudflat in the Tama River estuary, central Japan, were investigated by comparing the abundance and sizes of fishes caught in the intertidal zoneExpand
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Food habits of fishes in the mangrove estuary of Urauchi River, Iriomote Island, southern Japan
The food habits of 67 fish species collected from the mangrove estuary of the Urauchi River, Iriomote Island, southern Japan were investigated using gut content analysis. Ontogenetic changes in foodExpand
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