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Natural Spawning of the Labrid Fish, Halichoeres poecilopterus in a Tank
Reproductive ecology and spawning behavior of the wrass, Halichoeres poecilopterus (Pisces: Labridae) in a tank were described here. Parental fish consisted of 13 primary males , 21 secondary males,Expand
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Comparison of laboratory-reared eggs, embryos and larvae of five labrid fishes
Eggs, embryos and larvae of five labrid fishes, Thalassoma cupido, Pteragogus flagellifer, Pseudolabrus japonicus, Halichoeres tenuispinnis, and H. poecilopterus, reared in the laboratory areExpand
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Grazing and Bite Marks on Eclonia kurome, Caused by Several Herbivorous Fishes
Missing blades of Laminarian algae, Eisenia bicyclis, Ecklonia cava, and E. kurome, have been observed in the marine forests along the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture, since 1998. In many cases,Expand
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Life history characteristics of the protogynous parrotfish Calotomus japonicus from northwest Kyushu, Japan
In this study, we examined the life history characteristics of the parrotfish Calotomus japonicus, using individuals collected between May 2003 and May 2008 off the Nagasaki Peninsula in northwestExpand
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Free Amino Acid Compositions of the Gonad of the Wild and Cultured Sea Urchins Anthocidaris crassispina
Sea urchins Anthocidaris crassispina caught in subtidal barrens were fed Ulva pertusa, wakame, mixture of Sargassum piluliferum and Sargassum patens, or Trachurus japonicus for two months, and theExpand
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Growth Inhibiting Factors for Edible Brown Alga, Sargassum fusiforme, along Coast of Nagasaki Prefecture, Northwestern Kyushu, Japan
We conducted field surveys from 1998 to 2001 at 20 sites by setting net cages made of stainless steel wire on Sargassum fusiforme bed to protect the thalli from fish grazing . In October or November,Expand
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Development of eggs, larvae and juveniles of the labrid fish,Halichoeres poecilopterus, reared in the laboratory
Embryonic, larval and juvenile development of the labrid fish,Halichoeres poecilopterus, is described using a laboratory-reared series. The eggs, measuring 0.60–0.72 mm in diameter, were pelagic andExpand
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Spawning season and size at sexual maturity of Kyphosus bigibbus (Kyphosidae) from northwest Kyushu, Japan
The reproductive characteristics of Kyphosus bigibbus were examined using individuals collected between June 2004 and February 2009 off Nagasaki Peninsula in northwest Kyushu, Japan. The spawningExpand
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Behavior and migration of rabbitfish Siganus fuscescens and grey seachub Kyphosus bigibbus off Nomozaki [Japan], Kyushu, tracked by biotelemetry method
長崎県野母崎の藻場周辺で,ピンガーを装着したアイゴとノトイスズミを設置型受信機により 4 ヶ月半にわたって追跡した。二種ともに毎日のように藻場へ来遊し,日中活動することがわかった。夜間にはアイゴは藻場付近の深場に移動し,ノトイスズミは外海側へ移動すると推定された。アイゴでは約 20℃,ノトイスズミでは 16~17℃Expand
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