Dimethyl Sulfide is a Chemical Attractant for Reef Fish Larvae

@inproceedings{Foretich2017DimethylSI,
  title={Dimethyl Sulfide is a Chemical Attractant for Reef Fish Larvae},
  author={Matthew A Foretich and Claire B. Paris and Martin Grosell and John D. Stieglitz and Daniel D. Benetti},
  booktitle={Scientific Reports},
  year={2017}
}
Transport of coral reef fish larvae is driven by advection in ocean currents and larval swimming. However, for swimming to be advantageous, larvae must use external stimuli as guides. One potential stimulus is “odor” emanating from settlement sites (e.g., coral reefs), signaling the upstream location of desirable settlement habitat. However, specific… CONTINUE READING