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Both-ways sex change in monogamous coral gobies, Gobiodon spp.
SynopsisWe confirmed both-ways sex change in the coral-dwelling gobies Gobiodon micropus, G. oculolineatus, G. quinquestrigatus and G. rivulatus rivulatus by mate-removal experiment in the field andExpand
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Parental care and mating systems of cichlid fishes in Lake Tanganyika: a preliminary field survey
Reproductive ecology and ethology of 52 cichlid fishes were studied along the shore of Myako, east-middle coast of Lake Tanganyika. Seventeen species were substrate-brooders (guarders), 31 wereExpand
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New aspects of sex change among reef fishes: recent studies in Japan
New aspects of sex change in reef fishes are reviewed with special emphasis on recent studies in Japan. For protogyny, studies on both monandric and diandric species have been conducted, but theExpand
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Social and reproductive behavior of three mouthbrooding cardinalfishes, Apogon doederleini, A. niger and A. notatus
  • T. Kuwamura
  • Biology
  • Environmental Biology of Fishes
  • 1 May 1985
SynopsisSocial and reproductive behavior of three paternal mouthbrooding cardinalfishes (Apogonidae) were investigated in the shallow marine waters of Shirahama, Japan. The solitary species ApogonExpand
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Population dynamics of goby Paragobiodon echmocephalus and host coral Stytophora pistillata
The goby Paragobiodon echinocephalus is an obligate associate of the branching coral Stylophora p~stl l lata Population fluctuations of both specles were observed over 3 yr on the reef flat of SesokoExpand
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Semilunar spawning cycle of the humbug damselfish Dascyllus aruanus
Abstract A very distinct semilunar spawning cycle was found in a population of the damselfish Dascyllus aruanus on the coral reefs of Sesoko Island, Okinawa. Spawning occurred from June to September,Expand
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New aspects of sex change among reef fishes : recent studies in Japan
New aspects of sex change in reef fishes are reviewed with special emphasis on recent studies in Japan. For protogyny, studies on both monandric and diandric species have been conducted, but theExpand
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Female-to-male shift of mouthbrooding in a cichlid fish, Tanganicodus irsacae, with notes on breeding habits of two related species in Lake Tanganyika
SynopsisParental-care patterns and mating systems of three goby-like cichlids in Lake Tanganyika were investigated. In Tanganicodus irsacae females mouthbrooded eggs and small young for about twoExpand
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